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Pakistan’s ODI series against Zimbabwe shifted from Multan to Rawalpindi

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The sequence will get underway on Friday, October 30.

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Zimbabwe v Pakistan. (Picture Supply: ICC)

The ODI leg of Zimbabwe tour of Pakistan, beginning Friday, October 30, has been shifted from Multan to Rawalpindi. The identical was confirmed by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Sunday, October 11. The tour additionally consists of three T20Is, starting on Saturday, November 7 and all of the encounters will happen on the iconic Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.

Again in August, Pakistan returned to worldwide cricket amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. They performed a full-fledged T20I and Take a look at sequence in opposition to England after a quarantining within the nation for round a month. So far as the Zimbabwe ODIs are involved, Multan gained’t be internet hosting as a result of “logistical and operational” causes.

“After Multan turned unavailable as a result of logistical and operational causes, we took the chance to revisit all the schedule and have give you an itinerary that’s appropriate for the groups, match officers, broadcasters, occasion workers and different help businesses,” Zakir Khan, PCB Director (Worldwide Cricket), was quoted as saying in an announcement.

Zimbabwe to reach in Pakistan on October 20

The Zimbabwe cricket staff, led by Chamu Chibhabha, are scheduled arrive in Islamabad on October 20 and will likely be present process a seven-day quarantine interval from October 21 to 27. Thereafter, the staff will likely be beginning their observe on the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium. The ODIs are additionally part of the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup Tremendous League.

The guests have already introduced a 20-member jumbo squad for the tour. Again in 2015, Zimbabwe had toured Pakistan when internet hosting worldwide was a tricky ask for the latter as a result of safety causes. On that tour they performed three ODIs and a few T20Is.

Again in March, the coronavirus outbreak led to cancellation of the third leg of their sequence in opposition to Bangladesh. It comprised off an ODI and Take a look at on the Nationwide Stadium in Karachi. After their tour of England, a couple of of their gamers performed within the T20 Blast.

At the moment time limit, Pakistan cricketers are busy enjoying within the Nationwide T20 Cup. So as to add to their delight, the playoffs of the 2020 Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) may also get underway on November 14 on the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.

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