Pakistan Cricket Team has left for the World T20 2016 early on Saturday after Indian Government publicly guaranteed security for the Pakistan Cricket Team. Prior to that Pakistan vs India match venue was changed from Dharmshala to Kolkata after Hindu extremists threatened to dig the pitch of the venue to restrain Pakistan cricket team of playing there were in the air.
Amid all this Pakistan Government sent a security team to the neighboring countries to check oput the security situations and will it be alright to send the national team for the mega event in all this condition. The security team which was headed by senior director of the Federal Investigation Agency after going through the matter suggested to change the venue of Pakistan vs India match.
Earlier, Pakistan cricket team former captain Imran Khan also suggested Pakistan team to not to play at Dharmshala.
Keeping all this in view, ICC held a press conference in which they moved the venue of Pak vs Ind match from Dharamshala to Kolkata. Although, this initiative of the cricketing governing and promoting body was welcomed by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) but Pakistan team still didn’t left for the mega event as Pakistan government asked Indian government to publicly assure the security to Pakistan cricket team.
After getting the Public assurance from Indian government Pakistan government officials showed green signal to Green Shirts to join the mega event in India.
Here are some of the pictures of the Pakistani players departing for India via Abu Dhabi:
Pakistan Team and Management leaving for World T20 2016
Pakistan Cricket team is not in a perfect touch to grab the trophy this yeas as they badly failed to perform Asia Cup T20 2016. But still Pakistan Cricket Team led by Afridi can surprise the fans at any part of the game.
Especially, one can’t undermine Green Shirts as they have boosted their T20 game at their own T20 cricket league,which was a perfect chance for the Pakistanis youngster to play alongside players like Gayle, Bravo, Hodge, and Pietersen, who are recognized as biggest giants of T20 cricket worldwide.
Pakistan Cricket Team Official Jersey for World T20 2016
Here are some latest photos of Pakistan cricket players in their official kit:
Latest Pictures of Pakistan Players in Official Kit World T20 2016