West Indies tour to Pakistan moved to next March

Posted November 13, 2017

It is a very happy moment for Pakistan that after nearly 8 years, an worldwide team is coming for playing a full series.

Pakistan had hoped three-match series would further help them revive worldwide cricket in their country, where foreign teams have been refusing to tour over security fears for eight years.

There is certain news around about a T20 series between Pakistan and West Indies in November.

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Since the attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in 2009 worldwide cricket in Pakistan was suspended but recently a limited over series with Zimbabwe, the Pakistan Super League final, Twenty20 series with a World XI were all held in Lahore.

While talking to a press conference, Chairman PCB said that both the teams would be playing two T20 series every year for the next five years to come, one in Pakistan and the other in the United States (US).

The PCB is on a quest to have global cricket returned to the country after several years, following an attack by militants on the Sri Lankan team bus back in 2009 which left several of the security forces dead.

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Windies will face Pakistan in Lahore on March 29 and 31 and April 1 after the tour was postponed from its initial November schedule.

"Many countries have contacted us for but we are reluctant to talk to any of them at the moment because our calendar is quite packed at the moment", Sethi added.

"We have an agreement with West Indies for the next five years", PCB chairman Najam Sethi said in comments published by Dawn newspaper. "And if you look at it, a three-nation tournament will attract a lot of interest", Sethi ended.

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