Pakistani people made World XI feel at home, says Amla

"It is good challenge playing against England", says Hashim Amla

Proteas opening batsman Hashim Amla who toured Pakistan being part of the ICC World XI squad, is highly impressed with the way the fans in Pakistani welcomed the team and made them feel at home in the country.

According to a report in Geo.tv, Hashim Amla said, “It was great. The people [in Pakistan] were so welcoming and really made the World XI team feel at home. That’s when we understood how much planning had gone into this event to give it the best chance of succeeding.”

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The right-hander further added, “Our experience has been a good one. Slowly with time, the confidence will build again. The PCB made a big effort and if they continue to do so then things will only improve.”

Meanwhile, the veteran opener said he would not be able to participate in the upcoming season of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), as he will have his international commitments during the PSL fixture.

On being asked about his availability in the next edition he concluded by saying, “It is unlikely as we have Test matches planned during that time next year. If at a later stage I am free and the opportunity arises then why not.”

– Nazmus Sajid Chowdhury, Contributor, bdcrictime.com.