PCB, Pakistan Cricket Board right this moment confirmed particulars of England’s tour of Pakistan for 3 Checks, which will probably be performed in December. This will probably be England’s second half of the tour, following seven Twenty20 Internationals in Karachi and Lahore from 20 September to 2 October.
Ben Stokes’ facet will open the tour with the primary Take a look at in Rawalpindi from 1-5 December, earlier than each side transfer to Multan for the second Take a look at from 9-13 December. Karachi will host the third Take a look at it from 17-21 December.
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🚨 England’s first Take a look at collection in Pakistan in 17 years 🚨
Mark the dates for the matches in Rawalpindi, Multan and Karachi 🏟️🗓️
— PCB (@TheRealPCB) August 22, 2022
This would be the first time England will play a Take a look at Rawalpindi, which has beforehand staged 12 matches with the house facet successful 5 and shedding three. When England final toured Pakistan in 2005, they misplaced the Multan Take a look at by 22 runs. The venue has staged 5 Checks, with Pakistan successful three and shedding one.
Nationwide Stadium was thought of as Pakistan’s blissful looking floor till Nasser Hussain’s facet in 2000 ended Pakistan’s 34-Take a look at the unbeaten report, successful the third Take a look at in close to darkness by six wickets. Pakistan’s solely different loss in 44 matches in Karachi was in opposition to South Africa, who received 2007 Take a look at by 160 runs.
Nonetheless, with 23 Take a look at wins, the Nationwide Stadium stays Pakistan’s favourite Take a look at the venue.
Zakir Khan, PCB Director – Worldwide Cricket:
“We’re happy that Pakistan and England Take a look at rivalry, which has traditionally produced shut and tight matches, and will return to our backyards in December. Each of the edges has developed since they final performed in Pakistan in 2005 and have not too long ago been taking part in entertaining and thrilling cricket.
I stay assured this collection will dwell as much as the expectations of the worldwide cricket followers who need to watch and revel in aggressive and thrilling matches.
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“Pakistan cricket followers have waited for nearly 17 years to see elite England gamers in motion. And though they’ve loved watching quite a few they dwell within the latest editions of the HBL Pakistan Tremendous League, nation versus nation Take a look at cricket is the top the place worldwide stars and heroes are born.”
Clare Connor, ECB Interim Chief Govt Officer: “The return of our males Take a look at the crew to Pakistan for the primary time since 2005 will probably be a historic event. The chance to play Take a look at cricket in the entrance of passionate cricket-lovers in Pakistan after such a very long time is one thing to be cherished.
“We’ve got been working carefully with the PCB over the latest months and I’m grateful to them for everything they’ve finished, and proceed to do, to make we Take a look at and T20 excursions a mouth-watering prospect for all concerned.”
The three Checks will rely upon the direction of the ICC World Take a look at Championship 2021-23. No. Four-ranked England is presently sitting in seventh place on the Take a look at championship desk, whereas sixth-ranked Pakistan is fifth.
Schedule of Checks: Test Between
1-5 December – 1st Take a look at, Rawalpindi
9-13 December – 2nd Take a look at, Multan
17-21 December – third Take a look at, Karachi
Schedule of T20Is (matches to begin at 1930 PKT):
20 September – 1st T20I, Karachi
22 September – 2nd T20I, Karachi
23 September – 3rd T20I, Karachi
25 September – 4th T20I, Karachi
28 September – 5th T20I, Lahore
30 September – 6th T20I, Lahore
2 October – 7th T20I, Lahore
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