Deputy Captain of Pakistan Shadab Khan said on Monday that the Pakistani Super League-6 (PSL-6), which ended recently in Abu Dhabi, gave several team members the “momentum” and “rhythm” to play competitive cricket, which will help in the upcoming series against England.
The limited edition series begins with the first ODI in Cardiff on July 8
Pakistan will play three ODIs and as many T20Is against the host. ODI are part of the Super League of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup and currently both teams are tied at 40 points, and the host is in second place due to better net speed.
“Of course, the English conditions are different from the UAE, but PSL-6 gave us momentum and rhythm and we would like to keep that momentum by playing exciting and competitive cricket,” Shadab said after the team’s first training session at the Incora Cricket Derby. Monday, after seven days of quarantine here.
“If you look at our team, Fahar Zaman and I have Hak Street have played unusual innings in South Africa. Fakhar scored two centuries in three games, while the Imam celebrated two and a half centuries, which show that our starting pair is settled in this format.
“Our middle line is also strong with Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizuan, who is new to winning the PSL 6. Harris Sohail is back in the country, scoring more than 50 innings in the UK, “added Shadab.
This is Pakistan’s fifth tour in England in the last six years.