England will play seven Twenty20 internationals in Pakistan for the first time in 17 years, the Pakistan Cricket Board has announced. The series will be held in Karachi and Lahore from 20 September to 2 October. It will be their first visit to Pakistan since the 2003 World Twenty20 in West Indies.
The matches will be played at the National Stadium, Gaddafi Stadium and the ICC headquarters. All matches will start at 7:30pm with the exception of three which will be held at the Gaddafi Stadium.
The T20I series against the second-ranked side will launch Pakistan’s bumper international season. Following the September and December matches against England, Pakistan will host New Zealand twice – first for two Tests and three ODIs in December/January and then in April for five ODIs and five T20Is – West Indies for three T20Is in late January and finally the 50-over Asia Cup.
The complete schedule of the England Test series, as well as the New Zealand and the West Indies series, will be announced in due course.
Here’s the schedule for Pakistan vs England T20I series:
|20 Sep||1st T20I||National Stadium Karachi|
|22 Sep||2nd T20I||National Stadium Karachi|
|23 Sep||3rd T20I||National Stadium Karachi|
|25 Sep||4th T20I||National Stadium Karachi|
|28 Sep||5th T20I||Gaddafi Stadium Lahore|
|30 Sep||6th T20I||Gaddafi Stadium Lahore|
|2 Oct||7th T20I||Gaddafi Stadium Lahore|