PCB announces West Indies tour to Pakistan

PCB announces West Indies tour to Pakistan
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ISLAMABAD: (APP) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday announced the schedule of Pakistan home series against West Indies , to be played at the neutral venue of United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The series comprises of three T20 Internationals, three One Day Internationals and as many test matches, commencing from September 23, with the T20 Series, said a press release issued by PCB .

The board will host its first ever Day Night Test match from October 13-17, to be played with the pink ball under lights at the Dubai Cricket Stadium.

West Indies will also play a three-day first class game under lights in Sharjah against the PCB Patrons XI as part of the preparation for the Day Night Test Match.

The West Indies - Pakistan Series features the start of an exciting new partnership between the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) and the Pakistan Cricket Board with a number of new initiatives being undertaken by the ADSC in promoting the game in Abu Dhabi. The new partnership will seek to promote Pakistan's long standing relationship with the Abu Dhabi Cricket Club which has been hosting PCB matches since 2006.

Following is the schedule of the entire series:

Tuesday

20-September

WI v ECB XI Warm Up T20

Dubai (ICCA)

Friday

23-September

1st T20I

Dubai

Saturday

24-Septemeber

2nd T20I

Dubai

Tuesday

27-September

3rd T20I

Abu Dhabi

Friday

30-Septemeber

1st One Day International - D/N

Sharjah

Sunday

02-October

2nd One Day International - D/N

Sharjah

Monday-Tuesday

3-4 October

WI v ECB XI 2 Day Warm Up Game

Dubai (ICCA)

Wednesday

05-October

3rd One Day International - D/N

Abu Dhabi

Friday-Sunday

07-9 October

3-Day Game - WI Vs. PCB Patrons XI - D/N

Sharjah

Thursday- Monday

13-17 October

1st Test Match - D/N

Dubai

Friday-Tuesday

21-25 October

2nd Test Match

Abu Dhabi

Sunday-Thursday

30-October-3 November

3rd Test Match

Sharjah

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