The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed that the second Take a look at of the upcoming historic residence sequence in opposition to New Zealand has been shifted from Multan to Karachi.
Based on the PCB, the choice was taken citing the deteriorating climate situation in Multan and each cricket boards have mutually agreed to shift the venue.
Moreover the change in venue, the second Take a look at and upcoming ODI sequence between the 2 groups have additionally been superior by a day.
“It has also been agreed between the two boards that the second Test and the three ODIs will now be brought forward by a day, meaning the second Test will commence on 2 January with the three ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League fixtures to be played on 9, 11 and 13 January,” stated PCB in a press release.
Notably, flight operations in Multan are already disturbed as a consequence of dense smog which might additionally pose a dent to the taking part in overs within the metropolis.
It’s pertinent to say that the English group additionally skilled a flight delay on their method again from Multan to Karachi as a consequence of dense smog within the prior-mentioned metropolis.