The three ODIs had been initially scheduled for Multan, however have been moved to Rawalpindi because of logistical and operational challenges
Pakistan will dispatch its bid to entitle straight for the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2023 by winning from Zimbabwe within the three ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup Super League matches in Rawalpindi on 30 October, one and three November, the Pakistan Cricket Board confirmed in the present day.
The three ODIs had been initially scheduled for Multan, however have been moved to Rawalpindi because of logistical and operational challenges.
The change within the venue additionally means Lahore will now stage the three Twenty20 Internationals on seven, eight and ten November. These matches had been initially scheduled in Rawalpindi.
Explaining the modifications, PCB Director – International Cricket, Zakir Khan stated: “After Multan turned unavailable because of logistical and operational causes, we took the chance to revisit the complete schedule and have provide you with an itinerary that’s appropriate for the squads, match officers, broadcasters, occasion employees and different assist companies.
“Parallel, we’re in touch with the Metrological department and seeking their forecast for smog throughout November. We are going to proceed to liaise with the Met Workplace and monitor the scenario, and, if required, will make essential modifications.
“The stadium management has assure there is nothing uncertainty for our ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup Super League matches as we purpose to gather most factors from these matches to qualify for the ICC’s pinnacle 50-over occasion.”
Zimbabwe previously visited Pakistan in 2015 for 3 ODIs and two T20Is. Nevertheless, they now comeback after worldwide cricket has restarted in Pakistan with full drive following the profitable excursions of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) within the 2019-20 season.
Along with this, HBL Pakistan Super League, for the primary time in its younger ancient, was staged in Pakistan till the previous 4 matches had been postponed on 17 March because of Covid-19 pandemic. These matches of the fifth version can be staged in Lahore on 14, 15 and 17 November.
Revised schedule (begin time to be confirmed in the end):
20th Oct – Zimbabwe arrival in Islamabad
21-27th Oct – Isolation interval & Process
28-29th Oct – Practice at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium
30th Oct – 1st ODI, Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium
1st Nov – 2nd ODI, Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium
3rd Nov – third ODI Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium
4th Nov – Journey to Lahore
5-6th Nov – Practice at Gaddafi Stadium
7th Nov – 1st T20I Gaddafi Stadium
8th Nov – 2nd T20I, Gaddafi Stadium