According to sources, members of the Pakistan cricket team selected for the upcoming World Cup 2019 met with Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday.
The team was accompanied by PCB chairman Ehsan Mani, Coach Mickey Arthur and Chief Selector Inzimam-ul Haq.
According to reports, Prime Minister Imran Khan offered advice to the players on how to prepare for the World Cup along with expressing his confidence in them.
Following the meeting, Naeem ul Haque special assistant to the prime minister tweeted that Prime Minister Khan had given an hour-long lecture to the team.
One hour long lecture by PM Imran Khan to Pakistan cricket team going for World Cup. Excellent discourse on virtually all aspects of cricket. A lively exchange with cricketers.
— Naeem ul Haque (@naeemul_haque) April 19, 2019
Veteran middle-order batsman Mohammad Hafeez took to Twitter to say how honoured he felt at meeting the legendary all-rounder.
Honoured to meet our KAPTAAN our Honourable Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI , Always a role model & Inspiration, In shaa Allah we wil follow ur Guidelines & wil bring the 🏆 Home , AAMEEN pic.twitter.com/58JXH5Rdjy
— Mohammad Hafeez (@MHafeez22) April 19, 2019