The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has asked its players and officials to pay for their initial coronavirus tests before the National T20 Championship. At the same time, PCB has also sought help from England for creating a bio-secure environment for the Zimbabwe series. This series will be held in Pakistan next month.
Actually, the National T20 Championship is to begin in Rawalpindi and Multan from 30 September in Pakistan. For this, players and officials need two negative report. The PCB said that the money for the first test would be paid, while the board would bear the cost of the second test.
Domestic tournaments schedule released:
The Pakistan Board has released the schedule of domestic tournaments. The Quaid-e-Azam Trophy matches are to be played in Karachi from October 18 to January 5 next year. At the same time, the National T20 Championship will be played from 30 September to 18 October.
Zimbabwe has to play T20 and ODI series in October:
At the same time, Zimbabwe has to play T20 and ODI series on Pakistan tour. For this, the Zimbabwe team will reach Pakistan on 20 October. To conduct a series amid coronavirus, Pakistan has sought help from the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to create a bio-secure environment. Both these series will take place in Multan and Rawalpindi.
Pakistan’s senior and A team may visit New Zealand in November:
Pakistan’s senior and A team may visit New Zealand in the last week of November. The PCB has also started preparations for the tour of both teams. The senior team also has to play Tests and One-Day series against New Zealand with T20. At the same time, team A has to play only 4-matches ODIs series.