Sarfaraz led Pak team left or England/Ireland tour


LAHORE, April 23 (TNS): Pakistan cricket team on Monday left for the England/Ireland tour, where they will play a Test against Ireland, two Tests against England and two T20 internationals against Scotland.

According to sources, fast bowler Mohammad Amir could not accompany the team as he was unable to get the visa for England. The bowler is expected to fly to England by Wednesday, sources added.

Pakistan will kick off the tour with a match against Kent on April 28, followed by a second tour match against Northamptonshire on May 4.

The team will then take on Ireland, who will be playing their first ever Test on May 11 before taking on England in two Test matches on May 24 and June 1.

This will be followed by two T20 internationals against Scotland on May 12 and 13.