Revealed: August 6, 2020 1:15:09 pm
England head coach Chris Silverwood has “no downside” in touring Pakistan for a brief T20 sequence if it may be managed forward of the facet’s scheduled go to to the sub-continental nation in 2022.
England have prevented touring Pakistan since 2005-06 citing safety issues however of late the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has expressed hope of visiting the nation in two years’ time.
“For me it’s nice that it’s a subject of dialog once more. We wish to get again there,” Silverwood advised Sky Sports activities on the opening day of the primary Check towards Pakistan on the Previous Trafford right here on Wednesday.
“Personally, I’d haven’t any downside going,” he mentioned.
Silverwood hinted that issues are heading in the right direction for a reciprocal tour, saying England batsmen are raring to have a go on the placid wickets in Pakistan.
“I’ve by no means been so it will be good to go and take a look. And I do know our batsmen are trying ahead to batting on their wickets. We’re getting there (when it comes to planning),” he mentioned.
Silverwood’s assertion got here after Pakistan Cricket Board CEO Wasim Khan requested the ECB to contemplate sending a T20 crew to the troubled nation forward of their subsequent scheduled go to in 2022.
The 2 groups are presently engaged in a Check sequence, which started in Manchester on Wednesday.
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