Lahore-The wait is over.
Pakistan's cricketers to their credit, took all of this in their stride.
Imran Tahir, who grew up in Lahore, played an important role in convincing some of the World XI players to tour Pakistan to revive worldwide cricket in the country.
To a question he said during the past years Pakistan cricket team achieved many mile stones despite suspension of global cricket and visit of the world XI comes as a way celebrate Pakistan cricket teams progress and success in the game.
The government, the security agencies and most importantly the people of Pakistan have played a significant role in the revival of Cricket in Pakistan, said the senior ICC official. But in the end it has proved the real difference.
He said the credit to bring back worldwide cricket to Pakistan goes to the game's ruling body, the ICC and Pakistan Cricket Board as collective efforts were made by these bodies to help address the cause of global cricket in Pakistan.
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"Pakistan produced a superb performance by winning the ICC Champions Trophy and the players deserve the opportunity to display their class at home venues". It's abut the nation This series means a lot to Pakistan.
Upon arrival, Andy Flower, the coach of World XI, said he was hopeful to play a good series against Pakistan. Of course, the 1998 Test in Peshawar stands out for me because we won it and that helped us win our maiden Test series. And it is to be seen that who got unlucky from the remaining 10 players from a home debut.
Sarfraz Ahmed (captain), Fakhar Zaman, Ahmed Shehzad, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Umar Amin, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Fahim Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Aamer Yamin, Mohammad Amir, Rumman Raees, Usman Khan and Sohail Khan.
His absence will not be a fatal blow to Pakistan in this format. Yet Pakistan skipper Sarfraz was contended with the resources available with him and was hopeful that they have suitable replacement to substitute the left-armer.
Currently, Pakistan's home matches are played in Dubai, something that costs considerable revenue in fees and other expenses.
The PCB has high hopes for the series. Around 9,000 policemen and army personnel will be in charge of security arrangements that are normally seen for state heads.
The World XI are led by South Africa's Faf du Plessis and feature his countrymen Hashim Amla and David Miller, plus Bangladesh's Tamim Iqbal and Australia's George Bailey in strong batting line-up. Ten Sports and PTV Sports have the broadcasting rights of Pakistan vs World XI T20 series in Pakistan.