Pakistani skipper Babar Azam has written an open letter to cricket followers promising them that the Males in Inexperienced will return residence because the winners of the England sequence.
Azam could be seen typing on his laptop computer in a video posted on social media by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
“Gamers and followers have a really particular relationship,” Azam’s voice could be heard within the background. “You might be nothing with out one another”.
The world’s main ODI batsman praised the Pakistani followers, saying that cheering each Pakistani win and giving the group confidence each time they lose is what units Pakistani followers aside.
Azam paid a particular tribute to followers within the UK, the place the group just lately arrived to play a sequence in opposition to England.
“The largest fan base we have now after Pakistan is within the UK,” mentioned the standout batsman. “Every time we come to England there are cheering followers who help us from the airport to the lodges to the bottom,” he added.
Azam mentioned the final time Pakistan visited England the group missed the Pakistani followers because the stands had been empty attributable to COVID-19 protocols.
He known as on followers around the globe to cheer the Males in Inexperienced from residence and on social media.
The captain of the Pakistani group promised to not disappoint them.
“We got here right here to win and can, Insha’Allah, return residence victorious,” he mentioned.
Pakistan begins its marketing campaign in opposition to the world champions on July eighth. Pakistan is anticipated to play three ODIs and an equal variety of T20Is in opposition to England earlier than the tour ends on July 20th.
England Tour Schedule:
July sixth – Arrival in Cardiff
July eighth – 1st ODI, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
July 10th – 2nd ODI, Lord’s, London
July 13th – third ODI, Edgbaston, Birmingham
July 16 – 1st T20I, Trent Bridge, Nottingham
July 18th – 2nd T20I, Headingley, Leeds
July 20th – third T20I, Outdated Trafford, Manchester
“England not a straightforward opponent”
A number of days in the past, Azam had mentioned the England sequence would assist the group put together for the World Cup and warned that England wouldn’t be a straightforward opponent.
The inexperienced jerseys arrived in England just a few days in the past and are remoted within the derby for the following few days. Then they begin coaching.
Gamers will prepare for six days earlier than heading to Cardiff, the place the primary ODI will probably be performed on July eighth.