England cricket team has arrived in Pakistan on Sunday after 17 years to play Test series!
The English team headed by Ben Stokes reached Islamabad late at night.
The visiting team will rest on Sunday and will have practice sessions at the Rawalpindi Stadium from tomorrow.
Pakistan vs England three match test series will start from December 1.
English team will play Test matches in Pakistan for the first time after 17 years. The last was played in 2005.
Touchdown in Pakistan for our Men’s Test squad! 🇵🇰 pic.twitter.com/2GbRr1Xcw1— England Cricket (@englandcricket) November 26, 2022
As the English test squad landed in Islamabad, Ben Stokes said hello to Pakistan in a tweet, leading to warm welcome by Pakistani cricket fans on Twitter timeline.
Hello Pakistan 🇵🇰— Ben Stokes (@benstokes38) November 26, 2022
Welcome to Pakistan!
3 GOATs Joe Root, Jimmy Anderson, Ben Stokes have Landed in Pakistan. Welcome England to the Land of Peace, Love and Hospitality 🇵🇰🙌 #PAKvENG— 𝗝𝘂𝗻𝗮𝗶𝗱 𝗭𝗮𝗳𝗳𝗮𝗿 🇵🇰 (@iam_JZK) November 27, 2022
James Anderson, Ben Stokes and Joot Root in PAAAAAAAKIIIISTAN!!!! 💃 pic.twitter.com/E3hNeTuxF8— Kanza. (@kanzaimtiaz) November 27, 2022
Absolutely losing it at seeing Ben Stokes in Pakistan oh my gosh pic.twitter.com/OuFYJuIIEo— Sudrish Khan (@SudrishK) November 26, 2022
Prior to his arrival in Pakistan, Ben Stokes said: “I have never been there in Pakistan I’m quite interested to see what the security lark is like. we know the subcontinent feels about cricket. it’s a massive part of their life and I’m looking forward to it.”
England Men’s Test squad for Pakistan tour:
Ben Stokes (c), James Anderson, Harry Brook, Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ben Foakes, Will Jacks, Keaton Jennings, Jack Leach, Liam Livingstone, Jamie Overton, Ollie Pope, Ollie Robinson, Joe Root, Mark Wood, Rehan Ahmed