Team flies for Dubai to play T20 against England

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team, comprising 10 players, departed for Dubai from Allama Iqbal International airport early on Sunday morning, Geo news reported.

The team is scheduled to play two-T20-match series against England in Dubai, due to be played on February 19 and 20.

The players included skipper Shoaib Malik, Sarfaraz Nawaz (wicket keeper), Imran Nazir, Imran Farhat, Fawwad Alam, Khalid Latif, Umar Akmal, Shahid Khan Afridi, Abdul Razzaq and Saeed Ajmal.

Talking to media at airport, the manager Yawar Saeed said not only the players be blamed for the poor show on Australian tour but also the team management should be equally held guilty for the offense.

However, he vowed to get rid of weaknesses, which brought failure for Pakistan amid Australian tour.

He said team morale is sky-high, saying I am hopeful for Pakistanís triumph on the tour.