Srinagar, July 1: Pakistan cricket team head coach and chief selector Misbah ul Haq has expressed his joy as the team was seen back on the field in Worcester, England on Tuesday.
It was after more than three months that Pakistan team were seen together training in the ground. They were allowed to train only after their COVID-19 tests conducted by ECB upon their arrival in England came out negative.
Pakistan Cricket Board released video after the squad did their first training session here ahead of Test series against England, Misbah said that players are motivated and are looking forward to making the most of given time period before they take on the English side in August.
“It is good to be back on the field after a long time. We really enjoyed our session today and we are looking forward to continuing this positivity throughout the whole tour,” Misbah said in a video.
Batting coach Younis Khan hopes that youngsters will adjust in new cricket conditions soon and will deliver against the home side. “It is exciting to be a part of Pakistan’s contingent once again. I believe youngsters will show their strength here,” the former cricketer reiterated.
Pakistan are scheduled to play three Tests and as many T20Is against England in August and September.