Hashim Amla or Faf Du Plessis to captain World XI scheduled to tour Pakistan

Hashim Amla and faf du plessis, world xi tour of pakistan captain 2017

@ahad.2002:  It has been heavily reported, either South African opener Hashim Amla or South African Captain, Faf Du Plessis will captain World XI scheduled to tour Lahore for 3 T20s. According to a reliable source, ICC and PCB are currently processing financial and insurance matters for World XI players. Once contracts are signed by the cricketers, the XI will be announced.

A Board Official told Dawn News this morning (Tuesday) that either of the two South African stars will captain the World 11. PCB chairman Najam Sethi said on Monday that 15 players from 7 countries have agreed to visit Pakistan as part of World XI. The squad will be announced in next three days.

Big Names Expected
Big Names from world cricket have agreed to play in Pakistan as part of World XI. The new PCB chairman addressed that, players from England, New Zealand, West Indies, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, and Australia have agreed to play in Pakistan. Currently Darren Sammy, Paul Collingwood, Hashim Amla, Imran Tahir are the only confirmed or most likely players to be confirmed.

Cricket in Pakistan

Since 2009, only Zimbabwe tour and the PSL 2017 Final have been played in Pakistan. The rest of the games have been played in Dubai. It is also confirmed that Sri lanka and West Indies will tour Pakistan following World XI. Nation will also watch the knockout stage and final of PSL 3 played in their backyards, in Karachi and Lahore.

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