West Indies to tour Pakistan for 3 T20s in March
The West Indies will tour Pakistan for three T20 Internationals in March and April this year, the PCB has confirmed during the ICC meetings in Dubai.
A senior official of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said that the series was finalised after meetings between PCB chairman Najam Sethi and his West Indian counterpart Dave Cameroon on the sideline’s of the ICC board meetings in Dubai. “The matches will be played on 29th and 31st of March and 1st April. Venues will be decided later but initial plan is to hold them in Lahore,” he said.
The official said in return Pakistan has agreed to take part in a tri-series in Florida and Houston in August involving the West Indies and Bangladesh. “It is an arrangement for this year and we will see how things pan out later on,” he said.
Initially, Sethi had announced a five-year agreement between the two boards with West Indies supposed to tour Pakistan every year for three T20 games and in return Pakistan taking part in events in North America. But the arrangement was later withdrawn without any explanation. “Sethi met with Cameroon in Dubai and the matter was finalised,” another official said.
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