Pak team to be trained in Rose Bowl

Pakistan Observer - - SPORTS -

LAHORE—The Pak­istan Cricket Board (PCB) has de­cided to send the na­tional team to Eng­land in June for a two-weeks train­ing camp prior to their se­ries in July so as to get them fa­mil­iar­ize with con­di­tions there.

Talk­ing to APP, a top PCB of­fi­cial said the team will be sent to Eng­land on June 14 or 15 for a two-weeks train­ing camp.

“Pak­istan team will train for two weeks in the Rose Bowl cricket ground in Hamp­shire, Eng­land,” he said.

He said chief se­lec­tor In­za­mam ul Haq and head coach Mickey Arthur were se­ri­ous in hav­ing the team to pre­pare in Eng­land prior to the se­ries.

“The chief se­lec­tor is most likely to travel to Eng­land to mon­i­tor the play­ers. Mickey is also ex­pected to join the team at the end of this month.”

Pak­istan will play its first prac­tice match against Som­er­set July 3 to 5 while the sec­ond from Jul 8 to 10 against Sus­sex.

The main se­ries against Eng­land team will be­gin with a Test on July 14. Pak­istan will play four tests, five ODIs and a Twenty20 in its tour to Eng­land.— APP

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