Pakistan’s schedule for England tour confirmed
The Pakistan Cricket Board Monday confirmed an updated schedule of its men’s national cricket team’s tour of England, which will comprise three Tests and as many T20Is.
The opening Test will be played at Old Trafford, Manchester, from 5-9 August, which will be followed by back to back Tests at the Ageas Bowl, Southampton, from 13-17 August and 21-25 August.
The action will then return to Manchester as Old Trafford will be the venue for three T20Is, which will be played on 28 and 30 August, and 1 September.
The side has been in Worcestershire since 29 June for their 14-day quarantine period during which they are training, practicing and playing scenario/intra-side matches. On 13 July, the side will travel to Derbyshire before arriving in Manchester on 1 August.
The following is the training and match schedule, which is subject to any last-minute changes:
6-12 Jul – Practice, intra-squad matches and rest at New Road
13 Jul – Travel to Derbyshire
15-30 Jul – Practice, intra-squad matches and rest, The County Ground
1 Aug – Travel to Manchester
5-9 Aug – 1st Test, Old Trafford
10 Aug – Travel to Southampton
13-17 Aug – 2nd Test, Ageas Bowl
21-25 Aug – 3rd Test, Ageas Bowl
26 Aug – Travel to Manchester
28 Aug – 1st T20I, Old Trafford
30 Aug – 2nd T20I, Old Trafford
1 Sep – 3rd T20I, Old Trafford
2 Sep – Departure for Lahore
On Thursday Pakistan team underwent scenario-based match practice with Pakistan fast bowlers feeling it comfortable with the Duke ball while batsmen also underwent hand practice to get back to the rhythm.
📽️ Day two of ongoing scenario-based match at Worcester. pic.twitter.com/eB4kPm50pn— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) July 6, 2020