“There’s a lot of security. Heavy, heavy security,” he said. “I’ve heard nothing but reports about people feeling safe.”
No international cricket was played in Pakistan for six years following an attack on the Sri Lanka team by gunmen in 2009, with Pakistan holding the majority of their home matches in the United Arab Emirates.
Touring teams began to return in 2015 and Pakistan hosted their first home men’s Test for 12 years against Sri Lanka in 2019.
England players have taken part in Pakistan Super League games in Pakistan and the South Africa men’s team toured earlier this year.