The England cricket team reached to play for Test series after 17 years.

The English team & support staff were taken to the squad hotel today under tight security.

England cricket team arrived in Pakistan Test series after 17 years
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England cricket team arrived in Pakistan on  Sunday morning to play 3 Test matches for the 1st time since 2005.

According to the news agency Report AFP England played a successful T20 series in Pakistan 2 months ago. But it refused to play the Test matches citing security concerns.

English team were due to tour Pakistan last year but also refused to do so when New Zealand called off the tour citing security alerts minutes before the 1st one day international.

Earlier this month. Security concerns were raised after former PM Imran Khan was attacked during a protest march in Wazirabad. Punjab province.

However: England Test captain Ben Stokes allayed all fears after reports of good security.

It has-been a long time since England played Test cricket in Pakistan. He  also said in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

There was a bit of concern with what happened with Former PM Imran Khan recently. but we have Reg Dickson. Who has-been in charge of security with England team for many years & we have left the cricket team in his capable hands.

Stokes added that he was looking forward to the tour.

English squad & support staff were taken to the team hotel under tight security today. Stokes reached Pakistan & wrote in a tweet Hello Pakistan.

After the attack on the Sri Lankan team in 2009. Pakistan was forced to play its home matches at neutral venues in the United Arab Emirates.

But Pakistan has hosted a number of teams over the past seven years. The most notable of which was the arrival of the Australian team earlier this year.

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This 3 matches series is part of the World Test Championship.

  • 1st Test match will-be played in Rawalpindi from 1 December the 
  • 2nd Test in Multan 9-13 December and the 
  • 3rd in Karachi 17-21 December.

Pakistan is currently ranked 5th and England seventh in the 9 team championship.

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Pakistan will hope to win the series to stay in the top 2 play the 2023 final.

Led by star batsman Mr. Babar Azam. Pakistan will miss this services of key but injured fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi. while veteran leg spinner Yasir Shah will miss the series due to poor form.

Report Source:

Info :BBC 27/11²¹ The Economic Time report Saleem khan.

On the other hand. England team fast bowler Mark Wood may not play the 1st Test match due to a hip injury