Karachi: The England Cricket team’s tour of Pakistan for the T20 series early next year is scheduled to be postponed until October due to the presence of top players and issues related to cost. This is a matter of concern for the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
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According to media reports, this tour in January-February can now be held in October 2021, after which the T20 World Cup is to be held in India. Although it has not been officially confirmed yet
A source said, ‘England team has to play series in Sri Lanka and India early next year. Apart from this, some T20 specialist cricketers will be busy in the Big Bash League. Its partners are also issues related to cost.
He said, ‘It will be just a 3-match series and maybe all the matches are in Karachi. Bringing the England team by chartered plane and having a training camp in Dubai will prove to be very costly for the England board.
He said that the two boards together decided to postpone the series till October so that England T20 team can play in Pakistan before going to India. England last played in Pakistan in the year 2005.