Cricket is coming back to Pakistan as World-XI is all set to play three twenty20 matches in the country in the second week of September 2017. South African skipper Faf Du Plessis will be seen leading World 11 against Pakistan in Lahore. Andy Flower is the head coach of team.

Lahore’s Gaddafi stadium to host these matches from 12 to 15 September. 5 players from South Africa, 3 from Australia, 2 from West Indies and 1-1 each from England, New Zealand, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to be the part of World-x1 team traveling to Pakistan.

Faf Du Plessis to captain World-X1 against Pakistan in Lahore
Faf Du Plessis to captain World-X1 against Pakistan in Lahore

World XI skipper Faf Du Plessis said, “I look forward to my maiden tour to Pakistan and play my part in safe and gradual resemption of cricket in Pakistan. Playing in Pakistan in front of their passionate crowd will be an unique occasion. I can’t wait to experience. This will be an auspicious moment for Pakistan, I am positive that it will open doors of international cricket in Pakistan.”

“Excited to see World XI team coming to Pakistan & keenly look forward to playing for our committed supporters”, Pakistan skipper Ahmed Shehzad said.

Two days practice camp will be held in Dubai for World-XI before heading to Pakistan. In the first week of September, ICC’s security team will visit Pakistan to check and verify the security arrangements.

Probable World-XI Squad

Here list of players who will compete in 3 twenty20s against Pakistan in Pakistan.

  1. Faf Du Plessis (Captain)
  2. Hashim Amla
  3. Paul Collingwood
  4. Grant Elliott
  5. George Bailey
  6. Ben Cutting
  7. Tamim Iqbal
  8. David Miller
  9. Tim Paine
  10. Thisara Perera
  11. Darren Sammy
  12. Samuel Badree
  13. Morne Morkel
  14. Imran Tahir

What do you think about World-XI team for Pakistan tour 2017? Can we have a great series?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *