Proteas coach Mark Boucher satisfied Pakistan can journey safely / Picture: Cricket South Africa
South Africa cricket crew coach Mark Boucher mentioned on Thursday he was assured within the security measures in place for Proteas' tour of Pakistan, Reuters reported.
The 44-year-old made the remark throughout a pre-departure media chat. "We requested our (security) guys to go there and scout and so they mentioned it was protected," Boucher mentioned.
"So on my facet there is no such thing as a drawback, we’ve to return and begin enjoying cricket."
The South African cricket crew will journey to Pakistan for the primary time in 14 years to play two assessments and three Twenty20 Internationals.
The previous cricketer added that circumstances in Pakistan would go well with his crew higher than most international locations on the subcontinent.
“It's robust however completely different from India and Sri Lanka, the place (the ball) is spinning. Pakistan is extra conducive to quick bowling. The reverse swing was essential, though laws are extra stringent lately on how one can work on the ball.
“These are traditionally flat counters. The areas you rating as a drummer are completely different. For those who apply your self, there are a whole lot of factors. "
Earlier on Friday, Proteas introduced a 21-member check crew for the two-game collection towards Pakistan.
The crew will arrive in Karachi on Saturday morning through a chartered flight the place they’ll spend their quarantine interval and play the primary check from January 26.
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