- Info Minister Fawad Chaudhry “extremely delighted” to know that England will tour Pakistan after a spot of 16 years in October.
- Fawad says Pakistan has come a good distance from the devastating assault on the Sri Lanka workforce in 2009.
- PCB had confirmed final 12 months that England would Tour Pakistan for a limited-overs sequence in 2021.
Federal Info Minister Fawad Chaudhry introduced on Friday that the British envoy has confirmed the English cricket workforce will likely be touring Pakistan in October and can play an entire Take a look at sequence subsequent 12 months.
”Extremely delighted to know that after a gap of 16 years, October this year English Cricket Team will be visiting Pakistan,” tweeted Fawad after his “lovely meeting” with British envoy and his “friend” Christian Turner.
The minister additionally shared that the English workforce will tour subsequent 12 months as properly for a “full Test series”.
“We have come a long way from the devastating attack on [the] Sri Lanka team,” mentioned Chaudhry.
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England to tour Pakistan in October 2021
Final 12 months in November, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had confirmed that England could be visiting Pakistan for a brief tour this 12 months, marking the primary go to by an English workforce to the nation since 2005.
A joint announcement by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the PCB confirmed the England males’s workforce will make their first go to to Pakistan in 16 years when they may play two Twenty20 Internationals in Karachi on October 14 and 15, 2021.
In response to the schedule, the England workforce will arrive in Karachi on October 12, and each groups will depart for India on October 16 for the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup on the finish of the sequence.
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The ECB confirmed the tour night following an invitation by the PCB for a brief tour in January 2021.
England final toured Pakistan in 2005 once they performed three Checks and 5 ODIs. The sequence between the 2 sides in 2012 and 2015 had been performed within the United Arab Emirates.
Worldwide cricket in Pakistan was stopped after terrorists attacked the Sri Lankan workforce’s bus throughout a Take a look at match in Lahore in March 2009.
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Pakistan was taking part in its house video games within the UAE ever for the reason that assault however completely different international locations just lately agreed to play cricket in Pakistan after the safety state of affairs improved.