Rob Key
Rob Key poses for a portrait. (Photograph by Andrew Redington/Getty Photos)

Former English participant and England’s Managing Director of Cricket Rob Key has mentioned that Pakistan is the nicest nation he has ever visited. Throughout Australia’s tour of Pakistan, Key was one of many commentators, and the 42-year-old said that England’s impression of the nation is inaccurate. He additionally revealed that he was taken care of higher than ever.

Pakistan hosted Australia for the primary time after 1998 as the 2 groups performed three Check collection, as many ODIs, and a one-off T20I. The guests defeated the hosts within the Check collection by 1-0, however Pakistan bounced again to clinch the ODI collection 2-1. The tour ended with Australia profitable the one T20I.

“I used to be a bit nervous earlier than once I got here out right here, I knew little or no about Pakistan however I do know it was two excellent groups and a historic tour, it’s been a privilege to be a part of it,” Key mentioned in a video launched by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

“I believe in England, we’ve this notion of Pakistan there’s nowhere close to proper truly, we do not know how good it truly is and it’s simply been implausible. I believe hospitality is second to none, all of the nations I’ve been to that is the perfect by an absolute mile,” he added.

The collection ended on a excessive notice because the world witnessed some actually good moments within the recreation. From dangerous pitches to epic encounters to iconic victories – the collection noticed all of it. The historic collection paved method for England, New Zealand, and West Indies to journey to Pakistan, because the three nations will probably be travelling Pakistan within the upcoming season.

Cummins bowling to Babar throughout Checks was the spotlight of the tour: Rob Key

Key additionally felt that Pat Cummins and Babar Azam dealing with one another was the most effective cases of the collection. “I believe in all probability the moments I bear in mind essentially the most are once you had in all probability two of the perfect on this planet going at it which solely Check cricket can convey,” he mentioned.

“So particularly within the second Check when Cummins was bowling on the prime of his recreation towards Babar Azam who was on the prime of his recreation, they have been the moments as a result of Check cricket is in regards to the journey. It’s not all the time in regards to the outcomes and seeing these two go at it in final innings, that’s pretty much as good because it will get,” he added.

In his concluding phrases, he praised Pakistan’s hospitality and the delicacies. “Pakistan is among the nice nations truly it’s one among place it’s important to come and it’s important to see the meals is healthier than wherever else and there’s an excellent golf course in Lahore.”

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