Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka Test Series Schedule October 2021
Pakistan Cricket Board announced Test Series Schedule October between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Pakistan. Pakistan Cricket team will reach Sri Lanka on October 21. The first four-day match will start on October 28 and the second on November 4, 2021. The ODIs will be played on November 10, 12 and 15, 2021.
The squad of Pakistan cricket team for the tour of Sri Lanka has been announced. The national team will leave for Sri Lanka on October 21. The tour includes two four-day and three ODI matches.
Sri Lanka was originally scheduled to play the two Tests in October and then return in December for white-ball cricket, but the matches were swapped to provide them the opportunity to assess the situation before deciding on the Test venues.
The Test series schedule was confirmed after Sri Lanka Cricket gave their thumbs-up to fulfill their Future Tours Programme commitment following a highly successful visit for white-ball cricket, the PCB said.
“This is fabulous news for Pakistan and its reputation of being as safe and secure as any other country in the world. We are thankful to Sri Lanka Cricket for agreeing to send their team for the longer version of the game, which will contribute significantly in the PCB’s efforts and drive for the regular resumption of international cricket,” said PCB Director (international cricket) Zakir Khan
“Now that the itinerary has been confirmed, we will shift our focus on series preparations to ensure we deliver arrangements as per our very high standards,” he added.
We are pleased to confirm our return visit to Pakistan as based on our earlier visit, we are comfortable and convinced conditions are suitable and conducive for Test cricket.” — SLC Chief Executive Ashley de Silva.
“We also believe all cricket playing countries should host international cricket at home and in this relation, we are happy to play our part in the complete resumption of international cricket in Pakistan, which not only has a proud history but has been one of our biggest supporters in our early days as a cricket nation.
“We drew our opening World Test Championship series against New Zealand, and I anticipate, like in the past, these two Tests will be exciting and competitive, and the fans will thoroughly enjoy the quality of cricket that will be on display.”
Pak Vs Sri Lanka Test Series Schedule
Pak Vs Sri Lank Test schedule:
Pakistan Cricket team will reach Sri Lanka on October 21. The first four-day match will start on October 28 and the second on November 4. The ODIs will be played on November 10, 12 and 15.
Saud Shakeel will lead the 19-member squad of the national cricket team. Other players include Haider Ali, Abdullah Shafiq, Abrar Ahmed, Abbas Afridi and Ahmed Safi Abdullah, Akif Javed, Arshad Iqbal, Irfanullah Shah, Kamran Ghulam, Khurram Shehzad, Mohammad. Harris, Naseem Shah, Umair bin Yusuf, Qasim Akram and Salman Ali Agha, Salman Khan, Usman Salahuddin and Zahid Mahmood are also part of the announced squad. The team’s head coach and manager Ijaz Ahmed, assistant coach Rao Iftikhar and fielding coach Mohtasham Rasheed have been appointed.