England head coach Chris Silverwood has “no problem” in touring Pakistan for a brief T20 sequence if it may be managed forward of the facet’s scheduled go to to the sub-continental nation in 2022.
England have prevented touring Pakistan since 2005-06 citing safety issues however of late the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has expressed hope of visiting the nation in two years’ time.
“For me it’s great that it’s a topic of conversation again. We are looking to get back there,” Silverwood instructed Sky Sports on the opening day of the primary Test towards Pakistan on the Old Trafford right here on Wednesday.
“Personally, I’d have no problem going,” he mentioned.
Silverwood hinted that issues are on track for a reciprocal tour, saying England batsmen are raring to have a go on the placid wickets in Pakistan.
“I’ve never been so it would be nice to go and have a look. And I know our batsmen are looking forward to batting on their wickets. We are getting there (in terms of planning),” he mentioned.
Silverwood’s assertion got here after Pakistan Cricket Board CEO Wasim Khan requested the ECB to contemplate sending a T20 crew to the troubled nation forward of their subsequent scheduled go to in 2022.
The two groups are at the moment engaged in a Test sequence, which started in Manchester on Wednesday.