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The World XI series against hosts Pakistan started Tuesday and wraps up on Friday. Hopefully, Pakistan will play Test cricket at home again.

Flower said he had a personal attachment to Pakistan, dating back to his days as a star batsman for Zimbabwe, having toured the Asian country three times in the '90s.

In the event of teams refusing to play in Pakistan, the ICC will look into sending another World XI team.

"The ICC has already agreed to invest in security and improving the security capabilities for a three-year period", said Richardson, further adding that he would like to see other countries sending their teams to Pakistan.

Later, the World XI team scored 175 runs in 19.5 overs.

"I have always spoken for this trend, those who have served Pakistan cricket should be given a proper and memorable send-off", said the former captain. "For a lot of guys who don't play a lot of worldwide cricket these days, this was terrific competition against a strong Pakistan side".

West Indies spinner Samuel Badree had a good spell to restrict Pakistan as the World XI on Wednesday levelled the three-match Independence Cup in Lahore with a seven-wicket last-over victory in the second game on Wednesday. "It seems like they were missing worldwide cricket", he said. "It is not just about cricket". The next two Tests in Lahore and Faisalabad were both (weather affected).

"It is great. The hospitality, the support from the crowds at the ground". People are so grateful and thankful they have a team to play against in their own backyard. He said that all the money that would have been earned through India-Pakistan matches is now going to the ICC and if cricket resumes between the countries, the cricket boards would be the biggest gainers. This has irked several players who criticised the PCB's way of handling things.

"I don't see in the short term there are any plans for us to play in Pakistan", Sport24 quoted Sutherland, as saying.

On the other hand, World XI can opt for George Bailey, the former Australian limited-overs captain to strenthen the middle order. The incident had taken place in Lahore in March 2009, wounding six players and killing two civilians and six Pakistani policemen.