South Africa Cricket team current captain Faf du plessis will be leading the world XI to played 3 Match T20 series against Pakistan. This is the best way to back Cricket action live in pakistan as from last couple of year due to security issue not even any team to played in pakistan. This series surely be good for the pakistani fans to get cricket back in country.
“The World XI will play three Twenty20 Internationals for the Independence Cup against Pakistan in Lahore on 12, 13 and 15 September,” Sethi told a press conference in Lahore.
In World XI squad, England’s team ICC World Twenty20 2010 winning captain Paul Collingwood, West Indies’ 2016 T20 champions team skipper Darren Sammy, South African The wall Hashim Amla, Bangladesh’s smashing opener Tamim Iqbal and Australia’s great all rounder George Bailey will also be part of the World XI.
A part of the above star players, Some of the other players in the world XI are David Miller (South Africa), Grant Elliott (New Zealand), Samuel Badree (West Indies), Ben Cutting (Australia), Morne Morkel (South Africa), Tim Paine (Australia), Thisara Perera (Sri Lanka), Imran Tahir (South Africa).
Former zimbabwe team captain Andy Flower will be coaching this side.
Du plessis said, “All the members of the squad have complete faith and trust in the assessment and judgement of the security experts, who have assured us that there will be no comprise on the safety and security of all those involved in the series,”
He also added that playing against pakistan in their home crowd are always tough. he said, “Playing Pakistan in front of its passionate supporters will be a unique occasion, which I can’t wait to experience,”
WORLD XI SQUAD: Faf du Plessis (capt, SA), Hashim Amla (SA), Samuel Badree (WI), George Bailey (Aus), Paul Collingwood (E), Ben Cutting (Aus), Grant Elliott (NZ), Tamim Iqbal (Ban), David Miller (SA), Morne Morkel (SA), Tim Paine (Aus), Thisara Perera (SL), Imran Tahir (SA), Darren Sammy (WI).