PCB to host SA, SL in UAE

2013-08-02 10:25
Pakistan Cricket Board (File)
Islamabad - Pakistan will play back to back "home" series against South Africa and Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates starting in October.

The Pakistan Cricket Board said the team would play three tests, five one-day internationals and two Twenty20 matches against the Lankans in December and January.

They will play two tests, five ODIs and two Twenty20 matches against South Africa in October-November.

South Africa and Sri Lanka refused to tour Pakistan because of security concerns.

No Test side has visited Pakistan since 2009 when militants attacked the Sri Lankan team in Lahore, killing six Pakistani policemen and a van driver and wounding some players.

Pakistan have since played all their home series at neutral venues, mostly in the UAE.

Pakistan will also play an official T20 match against Afghanistan on December 8.


Dec 7- Sri Lankan team arrive in Dubai

Dec 8 - Pakistan vs Afghanistan Twenty20 internationals (to be confirmed)

Dec 11 - 1st T20 Pakistan vs Sri Lanka - Dubai

Dec 13 - 2nd T20 - Dubai

Dec 18 - 1st one-day international - Sharjah

Dec 20 - 2nd one-day international - Dubai

Dec 22 - 3rd one-day international - Sharjah

Dec 25 - 4th one-day international - Abu Dhabi

Dec 27 - 5th one-day international - Abu Dhabi

Dec 31-Jan 4 - 1st Test - Dubai

Jan 8-12 - 2nd Test - Abu Dhabi

Jan 16-20 -3rd Test - Sharjah

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