Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Zimbabwe cricket team arrives in Pakistan

LAHORE: The Zimbabwe cricket team arrived in Islamabad to play two limited overs series against Pakistan.

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials welcomed the visiting team at the airport. Players of the Zimbabwe team – who are visiting the country after five years – will spend their first week (Oct 21 to 27) in quarantine in Islamabad.

The team left on Monday morning from their home country with a travelling squad of 20 players.

Pakistan face Zimbabwe in three One-day Internationals — all matches being staged in Rawalpindi from Oct 30 – followed by as many T20 Internationals in Lahore from Nov 7 to 10.

Series schedule

  • Oct 30 – 1st ODI, Rawalpindi
  • Nov 1 – 2nd ODI, Rawalpindi
  • Nov 3 – 3rd ODI, Rawalpindi
  • Nov 7 – 1st T20I, Lahore
  • Nov 8 – 2nd T20I, Lahore
  • Nov 10 – 3rd T20I, Lahore

The Rawalpindi matches will be part of International Cricket Council (ICC) Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League from which the seven top-ranked sides, apart from hosts India, will qualify directly for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, according to a press release issued by the PCB a day earlier.

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