ICC extends support to three World XI T20s in Lahore

Posted June 26, 2017

"The men's team, led by Sarfraz Ahmed, has shown them the way, proving how predictions can go for a toss with a few stimulating performances", Afridi further said.

PLANS for the full resumption of worldwide cricket in Pakistan moved forward Friday when the sport's global governing body, the worldwide Cricket Council (ICC), at its meeting in London stated it wanted to send a World XI team to the country later this year. "We're not defending champions like Australia, World T20 holders like West Indies and we don't have the weight of being the hosting nation and feeling like the eyes of everyone here are on us".

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"In terms of getting girls involved in the game, the best thing we can do is be successful".

"My advice to the team would be similar to the one that I gave to the men's team - the players must play fearless cricket and shouldn't be anxious about defeat", Afridi wrote in his column for the International Cricket Council (ICC) website. Van Niekerk is overjoyed at the prospect of supporters back home having the opportunity to watch the team's journey in the competition. I can't tell you how much it means to the team that our games will finally play live on TV for everyone to see. Looking ahead to tomorrow, the skipper is eager to get the tournament underway.

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Najam had announced the event to take place in September but the schedule of tour that would definitely adorn cricket ground in Pakistan once again is still not confirmed. We know Pakistan is a really fearless team, we know they will bring their A game. They are very skilful and unsafe in tournaments like these. We're not as consistent as we want to be but I think it's due for us to come off.

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