Pakistan's World Cup-bound players meet Imran Khan

Imran, who led Pakistan to its only World Cup win in 1992, shared his past experiences with the players and encouraged them to play well in the tournament.

The Pakistan World Cup-bound squad pose along with Prime Minister Imran Khan.   -  SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

Pakistan's World Cup-bound players met Prime Minister, Imran Khan, at his residence in Islamabad on Friday for an interaction.

Imran, who led Pakistan to its only World Cup win in 1992, shared his past experiences with the players and encouraged them to play well in the tournament.

The entire 17-member contingent along with the national selection committee, headed by Inzamam-ul- Haq, head coach Mickey Arthur and rest of the team management were part of the meeting.

The players also gifted a jersey and an autographed bat to the Prime Minister.

Pakistan will leave for England on April 23 to play in a one-off T20I and five ODIs against England, beginning May 5.

The team will then clash with Afghanistan and Bangladesh in the warm-ups before openings its World Cup campaign against West Indies on May 31 at the Trent Bridge, Nottingham.