Pakistan to Depart for World T20 on 15th October | Philander Joining the Squad Soon:
The Pakistan Cricket Team is all set to depart for the ICC World T20 2021, in UAE. The team will depart for United Arab Emirates through a chartered plane on 15th October. Many World T20 Squad Members who are participating in the National T20 Cup 2021 have returned home to spend a couple of days with their family and then join the bio bubble in Lahore from 8th October. Entire squad of Pakistan for mega event will assemble in Lahore on 8th October to be in the bio bubble prior to travelling to UAE.
The final of National T20 Cup 2021 is scheduled for 13th October, however the squad for World T20 will assemble on 8th October so it is expected that some of the major stars will not participate in the concluding stage of the National T20 Cup. Pakistan’s newly appointed bowling consultant for the mega event, Vernon Philander will join the squad on 7th October in Pakistan. Vernon will then fly with the squad to UAE.
The 15 member squad will do 7 day quarantine in Lahore. The squad members have been allowed to take their families to UAE for the mega event. Pakistan will kick off their World T20 Campaign against arch rivals India on 24th October.