Pakistan will host Bangladesh males’s cricket workforce in three legs as two Assessments, one ODI and three T20Is might be performed at three completely different venues.
This was determined within the assembly in Dubai, which was attended by the Chairman and Chief Govt of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) officers on Tuesday whereas the method was facilitated by the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman Shashank Manohar. Each the boards’ officers reached consensus on the upcoming collection, which might be a part of the Future Excursions Programme.
Following the revised association, Bangladesh workforce will play three T20Is in Lahore from January 24-27 whereas it’s going to return to Pakistan for the primary ICC World Take a look at Championship fixture to happen in Rawalpindi from February 7-11. Then after completion of the HBL Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) 2020 on March 22, Bangladesh will go to Pakistan once more to play an ODI in Karachi on April 3 and the second ICC World Take a look at Championship fixture from April 5-9.
“I’m happy that we now have amicably achieved a decision that’s in the most effective curiosity of this nice sport in addition to each the proud cricket enjoying nations,” mentioned PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani and added: “I additionally wish to thank ICC Chairman Shaskank Manohar for the management he offered and ensured the game continues to develop and thrive within the two nations.”
“It’s a win-win consequence for each the boards. I’m glad that the uncertainty across the collection is now over and we are able to begin planning for the sleek supply of the matches,” mentioned PCB Chief Govt Wasim Khan, who additionally attended Tuesday’s assembly on the ICC headquarters.
“Bangladesh will go to Pakistan thrice, which ought to give them the consolation that Pakistan is as protected and safe as another cricket enjoying nation. “The break up collection throughout three venues will even present alternatives to followers and followers to observe reside their favorite gamers in motion and assist good cricket from both aspect,” he added.
The dependable sources advised The Nation that the assembly between the PCB and BCB officers was held in a really cordial surroundings, the place each agreed to handle one another’s issues and at last reached consensus on the upcoming collection. They additional mentioned that within the three-leg collection, all of the bills of the tour might be borne by the Bangladesh Cricket Board as a substitute of the PCB and this was duly mentioned and finalized through the assembly in Dubai.
They added that the PCB Chairman and Chief Govt additionally succeeded in convincing the BCB officers so as to add an ODI within the scheduled tour, which earlier comprised of three T20Is and a pair of Assessments. The added one-off ODI in Karachi will present the native cricket lovers an additional alternative to witness the ODI together with a Take a look at match whereas it’s going to additionally assist the PCB generate additional income of just about Rs half of one million by way of industrial and broadcasting rights.
The BCB earlier wished to play the collection simply in Rawalpindi, however the PCB high-ups additionally satisfied the Bangladesh counterparts to play matches in Lahore and Karachi as effectively and it’ll present cricket-mad individuals to witness the matches at three venues as a substitute of two and likewise cheer and assist their house aspect in the very best method, the sources concluded.
Pakistan vs Bangladesh Tour Schedule
24 Jan 1st T20I Lahore
25 Jan 2nd T20I Lahore
27 Jan third T20I Lahore
7-11 Feb 1st Take a look at Rawalpindi
3 Apr One-off ODI Karachi
5-9 Apr 2nd Take a look at Karachi