According to sources in civil aviation the England cricket squad has arrived in Karachi on a Thursday morning via Emirates flight through Dubai to mark the historic tour of Pakistan.
According to police officials, the visiting team was subjected to severe security measures during their transfer from the Karachi airport to the hotel.
From September 20 to October 2, Pakistan and England will face off in seven Twenty20 Internationals at Karachi and Lahore. The National Stadium will host the first four games of the series, while the Gaddafi Stadium will host the final three.
According to sources, the National Stadium has finished its preparations. The sources continued, “Four pitches have been prepared for the series on the ground.”
At 2pm, England’s team captain Joss Buttler is anticipated to give a press conference.
On September 16, the visiting team will begin practising at the National Stadium.
Pakistan squad for England T20Is:
Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Aamir Jamal, Abrar Ahmed, Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Junior, Naseem Shah, Shahnawaz Dahani, Shan Masood and Usman Qadir
England’s T20I Squad
Jos Buttler (captain), Moeen Ali, Jonathan Bairstow, Harry Brook, Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Phil Salt, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.
Traveling reserves: Liam Dawson, Richard Gleeson, Tymal Mills.
Schedule Of England Tour of Pakistan
1st T20: Pakistan v England, 20 September, National Stadium, Karachi
2nd T20: Pakistan v England, 22 September, National Stadium, Karachi
3rd T20: Pakistan v England, 23 September, National Stadium, Karachi
4th T20: Pakistan v England, 25 September, National Stadium, Karachi
5th T20: Pakistan v England, 28 September, Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
6th T20: Pakistan v England, 30 September, Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
7th T20: Pakistan v England, 2 October, Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore