Christchurch: National team captain Babar Azam said the matches against New Zealand and Bangladesh will be helpful in preparing for the T20 World Cup.
According to details, the national team practiced in the cold weather of Christchurch, focusing on the tri-T20 series in the country of Kiwis. Captain Babar Azam said that Pakistan will benefit a lot from the tri-series in New Zealand.
He said these matches against New Zealand and Bangladesh will help in preparation for the T20 World Cup, the conditions here like in Australia, playing on bouncy pitches will help in preparation for the World Cup.
The captain said that no team is easy in T20 international cricket, New Zealand team proved to be a tough opponent in their own conditions.
He said New Zealand has experienced players like Kane Williamson, Tim Southee and Trent Boult. Babar Azam said, We tried different combinations against England, which showed our strengths and weaknesses.
Notably, all the players warmed up during practice at Lincoln University’s indoor hall in Christchurch, where the team practiced batting, bowling and fielding in a three-hour session.
The green shirts will play the first match in this series against Bangladesh tomorrow.