Pakistan Going To Host The International Matches Against World XI:
Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Najam Sethi said that 15 players from seven nations have agreed to visit Pakistan next month as a player of the World XI squad set to play a three T20’s in Lahore.
Najam Sethi said “Players from New Zealand, Sri Lanka, West Indies, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, England, and Zimbabwe will play in World XI in Pakistan. India refused to send their players.
Former Zimbabwe skipper Andy Flower, who will mentor the World XI, has been attributed to choosing the squad for the visit, which is endorsed by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
A security team of ICC will visit Pakistan toward the end of this current month to see Pakistan’s security protocol. Sethi also said that the Punjab government has given a green signal to arrange a series and all three matches will be held in Lahore.
Talking about the arrival of cricket to Pakistan, Sethi said, If we will arrange a successful tour of World XI then Sri Lanka has agreed to visit Pakistan.
Another green signal from Windies board to visit Pakistan also if this event will be done safely. ICC also in the favour of this World XI tour.
Pakistan head coach Micky Arthur has also interested in this series and said that cricket will return to Pakistan after this tour.