In a bid to keep away from inconvenience to cricket followers amid PTI’s lengthy march on Islamabad, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is contemplating altering the venue for the opening Take a look at of Pakistan-England collection from Rawalpindi to Karachi.
The primary Take a look at of the three-match collection is slated to be performed on the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium from December 1 to five. Nonetheless, resulting from PTI’s march in the direction of the dual cities, PCB would possibly think about plan B.
As media report, that they’re involved with the federal authorities on this matter. If the state of affairs worsens, the primary Take a look at shall be shifted to Karachi which is already scheduled to host the final Take a look at from December 17-21.
Nonetheless, Multan will host the second Take a look at.
In case of venue modifications, the England group’s arrival schedule will even be revised. Initially, the English group is alleged to reach in Islamabad on November 27.
“So far, there is no decision made on venue changes. We are in contact with the government and all stakeholders,” the supply stated.
“The final call on possible changes in schedule will be made in a couple of days,” it added.
England toured Pakistan in September-October this 12 months for seven-match T20I collection. The touring get together gained the collection 4-3.
Schedule of TestsDecember 1-5 – 1st Take a look at, RawalpindiDecember 9-13 – 2nd Take a look at, MultanDecember 17-21 – third Take a look at, Karachi