Gary Kirsten joins Pakistan team in Leeds ahead of first England T20IBreaking

May 20, 2024

Pakistan cricket team’s white-ball head coach Gary Kirsten has joined the squad ahead of the T20I series against England, starting from May 22. The former South African batter was welcomed by team management and white-ball captain Babar Azam. Meanwhile, senior team manager Wahab Riaz presented the team’s training jersey to Gary Kirsten. Gary Kirsten will oversee the team’s practice sessions from Monday, which is scheduled to run from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM local time. Pakistan team’s final practice session before the first T20I is scheduled on Tuesday from 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM local time. The Green Shirts will play the first match of the four-match T20I series against England at Headingley on May 22.

After the conclusion of the England series, the Pakistan team will depart for the United States of America (USA) to participate in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024. The 2009 champions will start their campaign against co-host USA on June 4 before taking on arch-rivals India on June 9. Pakistan squad: Babar Azam (c), Abrar Ahmed, Azam Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Abbas Afridi, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Rizwan, Irfan Khan, Naseem Shah, Saim Ayub, Salman Agha, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Usman Khan. Series schedule. May 22: First T20I at Leeds, May 25: Second T20I at Birmingham, May 28: Third T20I at Cardiff, May 30: Fourth T20I at The Oval

Credit: Independent News Pakistan