Pakistan to host first cricket series since 2009

We are very much Hopeful that #PCB will make this series a memorable one.



International cricket will return to Pakistan next month with a short, limited-overs series against Zimbabwe, ending the Asian nation’s agonising six-year wait to host a Test team.

Pakistan has been forced to play designated ‘home’ matches primarily in the UAE since March 2009 following an attack by militants on a Sri Lanka team bus in Lahore.

“I can confirm that Zimbabwe will visit Pakistan in May,” Cricket Zimbabwe Wilson Manase said.

“We had a duty to ensure the parents of the players, the players and government are on board before announcing the tour. We have taken cognizance of all the factors for us to arrive at this decision, so let’s not be alarmist about the situation in Pakistan.”

Pakistan will reciprocate by touring Zimbabwe in August, Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) said on their official Twitter feed.

“I am grateful to my counterpart in Cricket Zimbabwe, Wilson Manase, for acceding to our…

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