Bangladesh has agreed to play a full series in Pakistan. The series will consist of two Tests, one ODI, and three T20Is. The decision was taken after the PCB, and The BCB heads met in Dubai.
After an extensive meeting, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman and the Bangladesh Cricket Bard (BCB) Nazmul Hassan decided that Bangladesh will tour Pakistan for a full series. The schedule, for the series, was also finalized in the meeting.
Bangladesh Tour Of Pakistan 2020 Complete Schedule
Bangladesh will take on Pakistan in the three-match T20I series in Lahore between January 24 and 27. The first Test of the series will take place at the Rawalpindi from February 7-11.
After the completion of the T20I series and one Test, both sides will take a break until Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 is finished. After the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final is played (March 22), Bangladesh will return to Pakistan to play one-off ODI in Karachi on April 3.
The 2nd Test of the series will also be played in Karachi from April 5-9.
PCB chairman Ehsan Mani said,
“I am pleased that we have amicably achieved a resolution that is in the best interest of this great sport as well as both the proud cricket playing countries.”
Ehsan Mani thanked the ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar for resolving the issue between the two countries.
The PCB Chairman said, “I also want to thank ICC chairman Shashank Manohar for the leadership he provided and ensured the sport continues to grow and thrive in the two countries.”
The PCB Chief executive Officer Wasim Khan said, “It is a win-win outcome for both the boards. I am glad that the uncertainty around the series is now over, and we can start planning for the smooth delivery of the matches.”
Wasim Khan was pleased that the tour was split into three sections. The PCB CEO said that this schedule would give confidence to Bangladesh to tour Pakistan in the future.
He said, “Bangladesh will visit Pakistan thrice, which should give them the comfort that Pakistan is as safe and secure as any other cricket playing country.”
Wasim Khan added, “The split series across three venues will also provide fans and followers to watch live in action their favorite players and support good cricket from either side.”
January 24: 1st T20I, Lahore
January 25: 2nd T20I, Lahore
January 27: 3rd T20I, Lahore
February 11-15: 1st Test, Rawalpindi
April 3: One-off ODI, Karachi
April 5-9: 2nd Test, Karachi