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England will play with Pakistan after 16 years, confirmed by PCB

England will play with Pakistan after 16 years, confirmed by PCB

England cricket team will play two T20Is in October in Pakistan on their first tour of the country since 2005.

Pakistan cricket officials on Friday confirmed that the England cricket team would play two internationals Twenty20 in October on the first tour of the country since the year 2005. "The England men's side will come to Pakistan in October for two internationals Twenty20.

Both international T20 matches will be playing at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium of Rawalpindi on 13 and 14 Oct," said a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) release.

New Zealand's cricket team will also be touring Pakistan in September -- they're first after a space of 18 yrs, one of many tours that will restore Pakistan's image in the future for international matches as a safe host.

The West Indies and Australia are due to play in Pakistan in the next seven months.

After the 2009 deadly attack on the Sri Lanka team bus in Lahore, Pakistan became a no-go area for international teams.

But after quick improvement of security in recent years, Has seen the return of international cricket in Pakistan, with South Africa, Sri Lanka, the West Indies, and Zimbabwe toured in the last 72 months.

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England team last toured Pakistan in the year 2005. In the years 2012 and 2015, Pakistan to host England in UAE.

PCB. said

"England's men and women teams will come in Islamabad on October 9 and both teams will play Twenty20 internationals matches on 14 and 15 October ," 

England's women will also play three one-day internationals on October 17, 19, and 21 at the Rawalpindi stadium.

9 October: England men's and women's sides will reach Pakistan.

13 October- Pakistan women v England women; Pakistan men v England men (T20I double-header)

14 October- Pakistan women v England women; Pakistan men v England men (T20I double-header)

17 October- Pakistan women v England women, 1st ODI

19 October- Pakistan women v England women, 2nd ODI

21 October- Pakistan women v England women, 3rd ODI

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