West Indies will journey to Pakistan for a white-ball collection in December this yr. The limited-overs leg comprising three T20 Internationals (T20Is) and as many One-Day Internationals (ODIs), Cricket West Indies (CWI) confirmed on Thursday.
The tour to Pakistan would be the first for West Indies since April 2018, after they performed three T20Is, though many of the star gamers had opted out of the tour.
Asserting the tour, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ramiz Raja supplied his gratitude to West Indies to renew the worldwide cricket on Pakistan soil.
“After lacking out on house internationals in September and October, the West Indies tour will formally kick-off of an thrilling and entertaining season of males’s worldwide cricket in Pakistan with HBL Pakistan Tremendous League 2022 and Australia’s first full collection to observe,” mentioned Raja as quoted by Cricbuzz.
“The West Indies have at all times remained certainly one of Pakistan cricket followers’ favorite sides. I’m hopeful that the NCOC will assist this collection by permitting most crowds in order that the followers can watch dwell in motion their favorite gamers and again each the perimeters,” he added.
The Caribbean staff will arrive on December 9 and have three days to familarize themselves with the situations earlier than the T20I opener on December 13. Equally, the ODI collection, which is a part of the ICC Tremendous League, will begin on December 18. All of the matches can be performed in Karachi.
“CWI want to thank the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and our personal cricket operations, medical and safety groups for the work that has gone into the group of this tour. West Indies and Pakistan have at all times delivered thrilling collection, and we’re trying ahead to visiting Pakistan to finish what has been a busy and momentous yr of cricket within the gentle of the continuing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic,” mentioned CWI CEO Johnny Grave.
West Indies tour of Pakistan 2021 schedule:
- December 9 – West Indies arrive in Karachi
- December 13 – 1st T20I, Karachi
- December 14 – 2nd T20I, Karachi
- December 16 – third T20I, Karachi
- December 18 – 1st ODI, Karachi
- December 20 – 2nd ODI, Karachi
- December 22 – third ODI, Karachi