Confirming the return of Pakistan’s ICC World Cup 2023 squad, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced that the team members would be arriving home in two groups.
The Men in Green exited the competition following a defeat to England by 93 runs.
The initial group, comprising 11 team members, is scheduled to depart from Kolkata on November 12 at 8:55 am via Emirates flight EK571.
Simultaneously, the remaining members will take the Emirates flight EK573 departing from Kolkata at 08:20 pm on the same day.
Players from Sialkot are expected to land in their respective cities on November 13 through Emirates flight EK618.
Additionally, players and team management members from KPK, Islamabad, and Rawalpindi will land in Islamabad on November 13 via EK612.
On November 13, players from Lahore and team management will arrive on separate flights, EK622 and EK624. However, Hasan Ali will stay back in India and return to Pakistan on November 22.
Team director Mickey Arthur plans to stay in Dubai from November 13 to 16 before departing for Lahore on November 16.
Notably, the Men in Green secured four victories out of nine games, finishing in the fifth position with a net run rate (NRR) of -0.199 in the ICC World Cup 2023.
Looking ahead, Pakistan’s next international assignment is in Australia, where they are set to play three Tests as part of the ICC World Test Championship. The series is scheduled to commence on December 14.