LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed its males’s nationwide cricket staff’s tour to the West Indies, which can happen from 21s July to Twenty fourth August and comprise 5 T20 Internationals and two Take a look at matches.
The tour, which can happen following the conclusion of the ODI and T20I collection in England, will start with back-to-back T20Is in Barbados on twenty seventh and 28 July, earlier than motion will transfer to Guyana for the thirty first July and 1st August back-to-back T20Is, and collection finale on third August.
After a two-day apply match on Sixth-Seventh August in Guyana, the staff Pakistan will transfer to Jamaica the place the 2 Exams will likely be held at Sabina Park from Twelfth-Sixteenth August and Twentieth-Twenty fourth August. Total, this will likely be ninth Take a look at collection between the 2 sides within the Caribbean since 1957-58 with the sixth-ranked residence facet main the fifth-ranked guests by 4-1.
PCB Chief Government Wasim Khan mentioned, “The tour to the West Indies is at all times a valued and prized tour for the Pakistan cricket staff. The Caribbean cricket historical past, backed up by the wonderful taking part in amenities, supporting crowds and nice ambiance, encourages and motivates the gamers to supply their highest. In session with the Cricket West Indies and keeping track of this 12 months’s ICC Males’s T20 World Cup, we’ve got agreed to interchange one Take a look at match with two extra T20Is. That is geared toward offering additional T20 content material for each groups, as we proceed to arrange and build-up to the worldwide ICC occasion.”
He mentioned, “The collection within the West Indies is a part of a gruelling however thrilling and entertaining season of cricket for Pakistan. Along with taking part in England, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and the T20 World Cup and the away collection, we will likely be internet hosting New Zealand, England, West Indies and Australia within the subsequent eight months. This makes each collection essential and demanding for our facet as we aspire to characteristic within the high three throughout all codecs by 2023.”
Tour itinerary: twenty seventh July – 1st T20I, Kensington Oval, Barbados; twenty eighth July – 2nd T20I, Kensington Oval, Barbados; thirty first July – third T20I, Guyana Nationwide Stadium, Guyana; 1st August – 4th T20I, Guyana Nationwide Stadium, Guyana; third August – fifth T20I, Guyana Nationwide Stadium, Guyana; Twelfth-Sixteenth August – 1st Take a look at, Sabina Park, Jamaica; Twentieth-Twenty fourth Aug – 2nd Take a look at, Sabina Park, Jamaica.
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