KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board is all set to ask England males’s group to tour Pakistan later this 12 months but when the England and Wales Cricket Board decline for attainable causes of coronavirus pandemic or time constraints, PCB’s Plan B is to supply the choice to the ECB for an England T20 collection in Pakistan early subsequent 12 months.
Daybreak Information learnt on Thursday that PCB chief government Wasim Khan will meet ECB chief government subsequent week and can formally invite England to tour Pakistan this 12 months in October for the T20 collection, dependable sources within the PCB confirmed.
“PCB is trying to invite and host England cricket team in Pakistan. But due to Covid 19 pandemic it is not easy to find slots for any new series as lots of assignments are already in pending for the teams around the world teams as per their original FTP commitments,” the sources stated. “So, in case England is tied up, the PCB goes to supply ECB a T20 collection in Pakistan early subsequent 12 months.
Sources stated the PCB is assured of a optimistic reply from ECB to both of the 2 affords for the reason that PCB has additionally bailed out ECB by touring England in these difficult occasions for the continued collection.
The sources additional stated that the ECB can be prone to agree for subsequent 12 months’s T20 collection in Pakistan since a few of England’s prime T20 stars like Alex Hales, Jason Roy, Chris Jordan and few others will already be in Pakistan in Feb-March 2012 for the Pakistan Super League Season Six.
Home season to start from September after Govt permission
Moreover, the sources in PCB dependable additionally reconfirmed that board is dedicated to host remaining matches of PSL 5 in November after house collection towards Zimbabwe.
“PCB is basically eager to host remaining matches of PSL 5 in November. The PCB needs this season to be accomplished and winner needs to be determined after play offs and the ultimate which is important not just for followers’ curiosity but additionally for a lot of contractual obligations.
“Zimbabwe is scheduled to tour Pakistan in November and PCB is trying to stage remaining PSL matches after Zimbabwe series in Lahore.”
Alongside PSL and Worldwide commitments PCB additionally now working onerous to renew home cricket season later this 12 months.
A PCB spokesperson informed Daybreak Information that PCB is already engaged on SOPs , venues, logistic and all different mandatory preparations and after Pakistan Govt’s permission, will resume home matches sooner or later.
As per the sources Pakistan’s home cricket season this 12 months will resume in late September with a Nationwide T20 Cup in Rawalpindi and Multan. As proposed, the primary part can be performed in Rawalpindi whereas the second part can be in Multan and matches of second part can be telecast stay.
It has additionally been learnt that Pakistan premier top notch event Quaid e Azam trophy will begin from October 23 and all matches can be performed in Karachi as PCB planning to make sure bio safe atmosphere for gamers and officers in resort and in stadiums and can be putting in medical fecilities for the gamers in the course of the occasion.
Revealed in Daybreak, August seventh, 2020