World T20 Champions all set for Pakistan tour

World T20 Champions all set for Pakistan tour

Pakistan was deprived of worldwide cricket since 2009 when Sri Lankan team was attacked by militants in Lahore due to which Pakistan became a no-go zone for foreign cricket teams.

The charged crowd repeated chanted slogans in recognition of their meritorious services for the Pakistan cricket.

The ICC provided and funded security resources for the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for the three-match series, which Pakistan won 2-1, and ICC's head of media and communication, Sami ul Hassan, says that ICC will continue to contribute towards the revival of worldwide cricket in Pakistan. "I'm sure if there was an opportunity. and they saw all the procedures that were put in place and the feedback we as a player, then that could be option". After the 2009 attack on Sri Lankan team, only Zimbabwe toured the country for a bilateral series in 2015. Lahories, as well as people from other cities, were so much excited and they were not even afraid of anything bad.

Acknowledging the importance of that event, Richardson said that the current three-match series would go a long way towards convincing other countries that Pakistan could safely host their teams.

The presence of CWI chief Dave Cameron at the Gaddafi stadium on Friday in company of PCB chief Najam Sethi all but confirms that the Caribbean side will undertake the visit in November.

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Misbah, who is Pakistan's most successful Test captain, was received with vociferous cheers and applause.

Darren Sammy as always loved playing in Pakistan and his smile says it all!

Overjoyed at the upcoming tours, Sethi informed that Sri Lanka has also green-lighted playing single T20 global on October 29 in Lahore.

During the innings break the Pakistan Cricket Board arranged a lap of honor for retired greats Shahid Afridi and Misbah-ul-Haq. The Pakistani nation is indeed indebted of World XI for visiting Pakistan and showing the world that Pakistan is a safe haven for cricket lovers!

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