KARACHI / LAHORE: The spring of international cricket is awaited in Karachi while 11 white ball cricketers for the home series from West Indies will report to a local hotel by Tuesday evening.
The Pakistan Test squad is currently in Bangladesh, while preparations are underway for the White Ball matches against the West Indies in Karachi. It was very important.
Although a few star cricketers from the Caribbean who have been supporting Pakistan in difficult times in the past are not coming on tour, these limited overs cricket matches cannot be considered insignificant in the current situation. The festival is expected to get the full attention of the fans, the series will start to flourish in Karachi from Tuesday.
In the first phase, 11 cricketers in Pakistan will report to a local hotel by Tuesday evening. Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Nawaz and Shaheen Shah Afridi, who are currently participating in the rain-hit Dhaka Test, will arrive in Karachi at 6.30 pm on Thursday and join the squad.
Reserved player Abdullah Shafiq is also in Bangladesh along with Imam-ul-Haq and Saud Shakeel, who have been selected for the ODI series only from West Indies. The three captains and other players will report to Karachi.
According to team sources, all the players selected for the T20 and ODI series from the Caribbean will be part of the bio-bubble together. Kamran Ghulam, Fahim Ashraf, Muhammad Abbas, Bilal Asif, Noman Ali, Sajid Khan, Zahid Mahmood and Naseem Shah were part of the team for the Test series only from Bangladesh, all of them will have the opportunity to spend time at home on their return home.
On the other hand, the West Indian squad will arrive at the airport at 10.30 am, guest cricketers, support staff and guest cricketers from Bangladesh will have only one day quarantine, during which the corona test report must be negative.
The full exercises of both the squads will start on Friday. Arrangements for the series are in full swing. Cleaning and renovation work is underway at the National Stadium, the host of the matches. Practice and preparation of match pitches is being completed. Is.
According to sources, the spectators have been directed to prepare sporting pitches to provide full entertainment to the spectators.
The first match of the three-match T20 series between Pakistan and West Indies will be played on December 13, the second on December 14 and the third on December 16. The first ODI will be played on December 18, the second on December 20 and the third on December 22.