T20 cup: Pakistan to depart for WI on Saturday

LAHORE: Pakistani team will leave for West Indies on Saturday to take part in the Twenty20 World Cup, Managar Yawar Saeed announced Thursday.

He said the team would take a flight to London from Lahore via Dubai on Saturday morning. The squad will stay in London for a day and will head to Saint Lucia on April 25.

Muhammad Asif, who is serving a life-long ban from entering Dubai, will not accompany the rest of team. He will leave for London on Saturday from national airline.

While Muhammad Sami, who failed to secure a visa for England, will leave for Saint Lucia via United States.

According to PCB, no member of the selection team will go to West Indies with the team.