South African Captain thanked hospitality of PIA with a signed Jersey

South African Captain thanked hospitality of PIA with a signed Jersey

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South African captain, Quinton De Kock, sent an autographed South African jersey to the CEO of PIA, thanked them for the hospitality and the services.

PIA shared the image of the signed jersey on their official Twitter account. The tweet read:

“South African Captain Quinton de Kock sent an autographed shirt to thank our CEO, Air Marshal Arshad Malik for his hospitality and service with PIA. The shirt will become part of our memorabilia. We are humble that the Proteas chose PIA for their tour of Pakistan.”

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South African players were satisfied with the arrangements of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and PIA. The players share their words about the top-notch facilities and security provided to them on their historic tour of Pakistan.

PCB arranged chartered flights for the Proteas to move within the country for the Test and T20I series. All the arrangements were planned by keeping in view the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Africa is touring the country for the first time since 2007. The two-match Test series has already concluded, while the three T20Is are scheduled to begin from 11 February.

South Africa Test squad has traveled back to the country. Meanwhile, the T20I squad has already arrived in Lahore to report to the bio-secure bubble set up by the PCB.

The South African team management has revealed that Quinton de Kock will now focus more on his focus on his batting and wicket-keeping. For this very reason, he will be at ease with his duties as captain. They will announce the new captain soon.

South African Captain thanked hospitality of PIA with a signed Jersey

Pakistan Vs South Africa

Pakistan defeated the Proteas by 95 runs in the second Test at Rawalpindi on Monday to win the series 2-0.
Earlier, Pakistani skipper Babar Azam believed the team should be looking higher, post its 2-0 Test series victory over South Africa. Meanwhile, the triumph helped it to rise to No. 5 in the Test rankings for the first time since 2017.

The Pakistan captain Babar Azam said,

“Getting into the top five is promising and we would like to extend our winning streak and rise a bit higher in the ranking.”

Squads

Pakistan Test squad:

Babar Azam (C), Abid Ali, Abdullah Shafique, Mohammad Rizwan, Imran Butt, Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam, Kamran Ghulam, Salman Ali Agha, Saud Shakeel, Sajid Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Nauman Ali, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Tabish Khan.

South Africa squad:

Quinton de Kock (C), Temba Bavuma, Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis, Dean Elgar, Kagiso Rabada, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Rassie van der Dussen, Anrich Nortje, Wiaan Mulder, Lutho Sipamla, Beuran Hendricks, Kyle Verreynne, Sarel Erwee, Keegan Petersen, Tabraiz Shamsi, George Linde, Daryn Dupavillon, Marco Jansen.

Hopefully, PIA will keep working well and revive the status of the national carrier of Pakistan.

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