Ijaz Ahmed takes charge as coach on Wednesday

DUBAI: Pakistan cricket team coach Ijaz Ahmed will formally take the charge of the team on Wednesday.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has appointed Ijaz as batting and fielding coach of the national team for Twenty20 series against England in place of Intikhab Alam.

Pakistan team will leave Dubai for Abu Dhabi on Wednesday where it will play a T20 match against Pakistan A.

Pakistan will play their first T20 match against England on Friday evening at the Dubai Sports City.