World XI tour to open gates for cricket in Pakistan: Mickey Arthur

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan cricket team head coach Mickey Arthur terms World XI tour as Pakistan’s best chance to announce that it is safe for cricket.

While talking to British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), he said that Pakistan is a safe country to play cricket.

He said that Pakistani fans will get to see their heroes after restoration of cricket which is great for nurturing talent in the country.

While talking about Pakistan s current pool of players, Arthur said that Sarfraz Ahmed is an aggressive captain and other senior players present in the team, he can play till the next World Cup 2019.

Arthur said that Pakistan has an immensely talented pool of young cricketers who can play an important role for Pakistan in the next World Cup. “We need to give these young cricketers more opportunities in the international arena,” he said.