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Visiting team kicks-off practice sessions in Karachi


The first Test match between Pakistan and South Africa will be played from 26th January at National Stadium. Photo Courtesy: PCB
  • All the members of the squad returned with a negative coronavirus test before their inaugural practice session in Karachi.
  • South African team will continue to train at Karachi Gymkhana till 22nd January.
  • The first Test match between Pakistan and South Africa will be played from 26th January at National Stadium.

KARACHI: The visiting South Africa cricket team kicked off its training session in the port city, a day after their arrival in Karachi.

All the members of the squad returned with a negative coronavirus test before their inaugural practice session in Karachi ahead of the two-match test series in Karachi.

Photo Courtesy: PCB

The tourists went to historic Karachi Gymkhana ground adjacent to their hotel on the city’s club road for the practice session and trained for over three hours.

Photo Courtesy: PCB

All the members of the team were present at the nets for a session at Gymkhana ground which has become a part of the team’s biosecure bubble.

Read more: Pak vs SA: Proteas squad test negative for coronavirus upon arrival in Karachi

“It was a light training session to get the players back in form. The intensity will increase with each session,” said an official of the South Africa cricket team.

Photo Courtesy: PCB

South African team will continue to train at Karachi Gymkhana till 22nd January before they move their nets to NSK to intensify the preparation ahead of Karachi Test.

Quinton de Kock, the captain of the South Africa team, is scheduled to have his media interaction on Monday.

Photo Courtesy: PCB

The first Test match between Pakistan and South Africa will be played from 26th January at National Stadium.

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