The England as well as Wales Cricket Board (ECB) stated on Friday that it would make the decision on its scheduled tour to Pakistan in the next 24 to 2 days, according to a representative for the board.
The ECB news came soon after the unexpected cancellation of the New Zealand cricket group’s Pakistan trip because of security problems. The Kiwis’ decision was revealed mins prior to the first suit was set up to start at the Rawalpindi Cricket Arena.
The ECB spokesperson stated the board recognized New Zealand’s decision.
” We are communicating with our safety and security team that are on the ground in Pakistan to completely recognize the situation. The ECB will certainly after that choose in the following 24-48 hours whether our intended scenic tour ought to continue,” the spokesperson said.
England males’s and also females’s sides are due in Pakistan for a brief two-match Twenty20 collection following month.
While England males’s team will certainly be touring Pakistan after a 16-year break, the females’s squad, led by Heather Knight, will certainly explore the nation for the first time.
Both collection were initially arranged to be played in Karachi, yet the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had actually made a decision to relocate the collection to Rawalpindi because of functional as well as logistical factors.
” The England guys’s side will certainly visit Pakistan in October for 2 Twenty20 internationals. Both matches will certainly be played at the Pindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi on October 13 and 14,” a PCB release had actually claimed.
The ladies’s group is scheduled to play three One-day Internationals on Oct 17, 19 and 21 in Rawalpindi.
England last explored Pakistan in 2005. In 2012 and also 2015, Pakistan needed to organize England in the United Arab Emirates.
Oct 9: England guys’s as well as females’s sides get here.