Newly appointed coach Philander will arrive in Lahore in the first week of October

Vernon Philander will reach Lahore in October

Former South African bowler and newly hired consultant coach of Pakistan cricket team Vernon Philander is set to reach Lahore in the first week of October. He will start working with the players in the 2nd leg of the National T20 Cup which is scheduled to be played from 6 to 13th October at the Qaddafi Stadium, Lahore.

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Vernon Philander was appointed the consultant coach along with Mathew Hayden for T20 World Cup after the resignation of Misbah ul Haq and Waqar Younas. Hayden will not be able to join the Pakistani team with Philander as he is currently commentating in Indian Premiere League. He will join the team in UAE after the completion of IPL.

T20 World Cup will start from 17th October and Pakistan is set to play their first match against India before taking on New Zealand and Afghanistan on 26th and 29th October respectively.

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