PCB announces West Indies tour to Pakistan itinerary


ISLAMABAD, Aug 25 (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:
20 September
WI v ECB XI Warm Up T20 Dubai (ICCA)
23 September
1st T20I
24 Septemeber
2nd T20I
27 September
3rd T20I
Abu Dhabi
30 Septemeber
1st One Day International D/N
02 October
2nd One Day International D/N
Monday Tuesday 3 4 October WI v ECB XI 2 Day Warm Up Game Dubai (ICCA)
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
Thursday Monday
13 17 October
1st Test Match D/N
Friday Tuesday
21 25 October
2nd Test Match
Abu Dhabi
Sunday Thursday
30 October 3 November
3rd Test Match