Thursday, December 09, 2021
LAHORE: The entire Pakistan cricket squad arrives in the country at 7:52pm, two hours later than scheduled, after their flight was delayed, Geo News reported Thursday.
According to sources at the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), the flight was delayed due to technical issues.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said that all members of the squad underwent a coronavirus PCR test upon their arrival and will stay in a hotel for quarantine until the results of the tests are in.
Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Abdullah Shafique, Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Nawaz, Imam-ul-Haq, Faheem Ashraf, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Fawad Alam, other players, and the team management have arrived in the country via Emirates.
Skipper Babar is set to join the bio-secure bubble from December 10, while Ashraf and Abid Ali will play in the ongoing domestic circuit taking place in Karachi.
Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper) Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani, Usman Qadir
Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imam-ul-Haq, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper), Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Mohammad Hasnain, Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani, Usman Qadir
Travelling reserve: Abdullah Shafique (Central Punjab)
Meanwhile, the West Indies cricket team arrived in Pakistan earlier today for a visit which local officials hope will scotch bitter memories of a New Zealand tour abandoned on security grounds.
The Windies will play three T20 and three one-day internationals against Pakistan — all in the port city of Karachi — starting Monday, their first visit since 2018.
The three T20Is are on December 13, 14, and 16, while the ODIs will be on December 18, 20, and 22.
T20I: Nicholas Pooran (captain), Shai Hope, Darren Bravo, Roston Chase, Sheldon Cottrell, Dominic Drakes, Akeal Hosein, Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Gudakesh Motie, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Oshane Thomas, Hayden Walsh Jr, Rovman Powell.
ODI: Shai Hope (captain), Nicholas Pooran, Darren Bravo, Shamarh Brooks, Roston Chase, Justin Greaves, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Gudakesh Motie, Anderson Phillip, Raymon Reifer, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Hayden Walsh Jr, Devon Thomas.