The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has directed all the members of the national team to assemble on Thursday at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) for a team meeting.
Head coach Mickey Arthur along with assistant coaches Mushtaq Ahmed and Azhar Mehmood batting coach Grant Flower, team manager Intikhab Alam will also attend the meeting on Friday.
The meeting has been called to announce the plan for the upcoming tour of England and look out for ways to avoid any kind of controversies.
The team has also been invited for an Iftar Dinner by the British High Commission and the team will leave for England on June 17.
While on the other side, two Pakistan hockey stars Muhammad Rizwan Senior and Muhammad Rashid helped Oranje Zwart Club win the Dutch League Hockey Championship.
The league rated as most professional in the world is also the most followed one. Oranje Zwart, the Eindhoven Club collected the league trophy this year. Two members of Pakistan’s existing national team Rizwan Senior and Muhammad Rashid were adherents of this champion team. Fascinatingly, the city of Eindhoven celebrated the twofold victory on City’s Soccer Club Eindhoven FC also become championship.
The members of together the hockey and soccer teams were booked to the City Centre. Around 30,000 followers had assembled there. First the hockey troupes climbed and came to the gallery to the deafening thanks of the crowd. Then the players marched onward one by one and flapped to their triumphant followers. One-hour later soccer team also joined them. The celebrations continuous for in excess of four hours. Rizwan Senior said, “It was similar to a daydream. The Dutch really love hockey.”
Pakistan’s renowned mountaineer Rehmatullah Qureshi has scaled summit Mount Daguniag (5025 metres high) in China the other day.
Rehmat was the member of the expedition of Union of Asian Alpine Association which started from the base camp on June 11.
The expedition comprised of four Koreans, four Mangolians, four Taiwanese, three Chinese and one Pakistani. They left Chengdu on June 09 and reached Base Camp on June 11. All the members touched the summit of the supposed topmost at about 9:30am on June 14.
Rehmatullah is also vice President of Alpine Club of Pakistan and has previously ascended a number many mountains in Pakistan.