Pakistan arrive in Birmingham ahead of ICC Champions Trophy showdown with India

The Pakistan Cricket team have arrived in the UK ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy which starts next month.

Sport360 staff
by Sport360 staff
16th May 2017

article:16th May 2017

Leading from the front: Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed.
Leading from the front: Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed.

The Green Army face Bangladesh in a warm-up fixture at Edgbaston on Saturday May 27 before facing Australia at the same venue two days later.

These two 50-over tune-ups should act as ideal preparation for Pakistan before the much-anticipated June 4 Champions Trophy opener against fierce rivals India – also in Birmingham.

Pakistan face South Africa (June 7 – Birmingham) and Sri Lanka (June 12 – Sophia Gardens in Cardiff) in their other Group B fixtures.

Here’s a selection of Tweets following their arrival: