Misbah-ul-Haq stated these are the instances when the cricket world wants mutual assist.© AFP
Pakistan cricket coach Misbah-ul-Haq urged extra nations to tour the nation, saying Monday the game wants “mutual support” to get well from the coronavirus disaster. His attraction comes only a week after Pakistan completed a tour of England, the place they performed three Tests and as many Twenty20 internationals in empty stadiums. During the journey the squad spent two months in a bio-secure atmosphere after a number of gamers examined optimistic for Covid-19 earlier than the journey. Even earlier than the pandemic, Pakistan struggled to draw touring groups after militants attacked the Sri Lanka’s staff bus in Lahore in 2009.
Security has improved, nevertheless, and final yr Pakistan squared off in opposition to Sri Lanka in what was its first house Test in a decade.
Misbah stated he hoped groups akin to England would take into account travelling to Pakistan as world sport slowly returns following months of inactivity.
“Our tour to England was important for both countries,” Misbah advised a press convention within the japanese metropolis of Lahore.
“It was also important to support the cricket world in general and English cricket in particular in these testing times of Covid-19.
“Pakistan additionally deserves related assist from different nations. These are instances when the cricket world wants mutual assist.”
Last week, England and Wales Cricket Board chairman Ian Watmore said England should “undoubtedly” tour Pakistan supplied it was protected to take action.
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