Gulf News – Former Zimbabwe batsman looking forward to coaching World XI squad touring the countryLeeds: World XI coach Andy Flower is looking forward to being involved in a series that enables Pakistan fans to “see their heroes” after years of being “starved” of international cricket, he told AFP on Friday.

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  • Former Zimbabwe batsman looking forward to coaching World XI squad touring the countryLeeds: World XI coach Andy Flower is looking forward to being involved in a series that enables Pakistan fans to “see their heroes” after years of being “starved” of international cricket, he told AFP on Friday.
  • Since then Pakistan, who won this year’s International Cricket Council Champions Trophy one-day tournament in England, have played most of their ‘home’ games in the UAE.
  • Flower, now the England and Wales Cricket Board’s director of coaching, added he was looking forward to overseeing a World XI squad imbued with a “special spirit”.
  • “I think there will be a special spirit in the team,” explained Flower, adding he had complete “trust” in safety arrangements overseen in part by ECB security expert Reg Dickason.
  • “That was probably the proudest moment of my playing career,” added the 49-year-old former left-handed batsman.


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