Pak team to be trained in Rose Bowl
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