August 5, 2021
Thu, Aug 05, 2021
The upcoming sequence in opposition to New Zealand is essential for the Men In Green earlier than they head into the T20I World Cup, Pakistan Cricket Board Chief Executive Wasim Khan mentioned.
New Zealand are set to tour Pakistan after an 18-year hiatus, which is thrilling information for the nation, he mentioned in a video message on Thursday.
The PCB chief appreciated the Kiwis for accepting Pakistan’s supply to play three ODIs and 5 T20Is — which means a further two matches of the brief format.
“I am delighted they accepted our offer to play two additional T20Is leading into the World Cup; it’s about giving our team enough practice before they head into the World Cup,” he mentioned.
The PCB chief mentioned it is a busy time for the group and administration as South Africa visited Pakistan in February, after which within the 2021-22 season, New Zealand and England have accepted to come back, West Indies are able to tour, Pakistan Super League will happen, and later Australia will even go to the nation.
“This is the busiest time in the history of Pakistan cricket,” he mentioned.
“It’s one thing to improve your domestic cricket and another to give an opportunity to youngsters to watch their heroes live, through which they will aspire to become cricketers,” he mentioned.
“They will want to be the next Shaheen Shah Afridi and the next Babar Azam,” mentioned Khan, who’s seeking to get as many individuals within the stadium as attainable for the upcoming excursions.