Six of China's national men's team have gone to Karachi at the special invitation of Pakistan's Ambassador for Cricket to China Javed Miandad. The elite China players will be training at the PCB Regional Academy and playing in matches for Karachi sides. "The plan is for the boys to learn and play in teams where they will be asked to take a lot of responsibility," says China's coach Rashid Khan.
|Pakistan’s Ambassador for Cricket to China Javed Miandad and China’s coach Rashid Khan|
“The boys start training at 7AM for 90 minutes, then start a Twenty20 match. After a break they come back for more training from 4 to 6.30 PM,” says Rashid Khan. Mr. Khan is also bringing in Shoaib Akhtar, Faisal Iqbal and Danish Kaneria to work with the Chinese cricketers Song Dou, Zhao Gaosheng, Li Jian, Zhang Peng, Jiang Shuyao and Zhang Yufei.
|Pakistan’s Danish Kaneria coaching leg-spin during a Chinese visit to the PCB Regional Academy in Karachi, April 2010||With Shoaib Akhtar|
China’s women, who are just coming to the end of their tour of Bangladesh (P7 W5 L2), and the men are receiving the benefit of support of Asia’s Test-playing countries in preparation for the Asian Games in Guangzhou in November 2010.
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Filed April 22nd, 2010