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West Indies to tour Pakistan for T20 cricket series in March

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi also revealed that he has penned a trilateral series for Pakistan, which will also feature West Indies and Bangladesh in August.

cricket Updated: Feb 10, 2018 14:11 IST
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Pakistan and West Indies will play a three T20 series in March.(Getty Images)

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed that West Indies are all set to visit the country for a three-match T20 series in Lahore towards the end of March.

Talking from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) where he is attending an ICC meeting, PCB chairman Najam Sethi also revealed that he has penned a trilateral series for Pakistan, which will also feature West Indies and Bangladesh in August.

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The trilateral series will be held in the United States with Florida and Houston as venues for the seven-match bilateral series, the Dawn reported.

Meanwhile, the trilateral series will see Pakistan playing international cricket on American soil for the first time.

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Earlier, the Caribbean side’s tour to Pakistan was due to take place in November last year, but adverse weather conditions in Lahore and the West Indies’ major players commitment to the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) became the main reasons behind the postponement.

First Published: Feb 10, 2018 13:59 IST