Cricket is coming back to Pakistan this September:
The wait for the big announcement regarding the “World XI touring to Pakistan” has been over now. The big news from the PCB is now spreading the layer of happiness among all over the Pakistan. World XI will be playing their first match against Pakistan XI this September. All the cricket fans in the Pakistan are now waiting for the arrival of tickets in the market after the confirmation of the tour. Big names from seven big cricket nations are going to play at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore after complete security clearance.
Najam Sethi is a news conference announced the names of 14 international players who are available to play World XI series against Pakistan. On the other hand, Pakistan is full set to host a world class series. Hopefully, this series will open up the doors of international cricket in Pakistan.
The big names in World XI squad:
Seven international countries are sending their players to Pakistan for the revival of cricket. All of them are very famous in their departments. You are going to dance with joy after seeing their names below. They all are world class players. Have a look at the list
- Faf du Plessis from South Africa
- Hashim Amla from South Africa
- Samuel Badree from West Indies
- George Bailey from Australia
- Paul Collingwood from England
- Ben Cutting from Australia
- Grant Elliot from New Zealand
- Tamim Iqbal from Bangladesh
- David Miller from South Africa
- Morne Morkel from South Africa
- Tim Paine from Australia
- Thisara Perera from Sri Lanka
- Imran Tahir from South Africa
- Darren Sammy from West Indies
Pakistan XI squad for World XI series:
All the players out there in Pakistan want to serve for their country against the World XI series. But PCB announced 16 best players who will give their performance in front of the home crowd. Big names are also there to Pakistan team. Have a look at the names.
- Sarfraz Ahmed
- Fakhar Zaman
- Sohail Khan
- Usman Khan
- Rumman Raees
- Mohammad Amir
- Aamer Yamin
- Hasan Ali
- Fahim Ashraf
- Mohammad Nawaz
- Shadab Khan
- Imad Wasim
- Umer Yamin
- Shoaib Malik
- Ahmed Shahzad
- Babar Azam
Date and venue of all three matches:
Finally, the wait is over now for the venues and the dates of this series. Lahore is the sole place, and all of the matches will be at Gaddafi Stadium. This series is starting from September 12 and will end on September 15.
- First international T20 match will be on Tuesday, September 12
- Second international T20 will be on September 13, Wednesday
- Third T20 international will also be at Gaddafi Stadium on September 15, 2017.
So, you only have to wait for the release of tickets by the PCB. All the update regarding tickets availability will be available here for the cricket fans.