PCB announces World XI squad for tour of Pakistan

Faf du Plessis of South Africa will lead the World XI team set to  tour Pakistan next month while former Zimbabwe captain Andy Flower will be the head coach, Pakistan cricket Board (PCB) announced  on Thursday.

Chairman PCB Najam Sethi also announced the names of the players who have confirmed their participation in the series of three Twenty20 matches in Lahore next month.

Fourteen players from seven countries will come to Pakistan with the World XI team.

Players from England, New Zealand, West Indies, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Zimbabwe agreed to play the World XI series in Pakistan while India declined to send its players.

The names of the cricketers are as follows:

Faf du Plessis (SA) captain, Hashim Amla (SA), Samuel Badree (West Indies), George bailey (Australia), Paul Collingwood (England), Ben Cutting (Aus), Grant Elliott (New Zealand), Tamim Iqbal (Bangladesh), David Miller (SA), Morne Morkel (SA), Tim Paine (Aus) – wk, Thisara Perera (Sri Lanka), Imran Tahir (SA), Darren Sammy (WI).

 

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