Zimbabwe Cricket reveals schedule for Pakistan’s tour of Zimbabwe in 2024

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The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the schedule for the white-ball series against the Zimbabwe National Cricket Team for November and December this year. The Pakistan National Cricket Team will travel to Zimbabwe for a limited-overs series that includes ODI and T20I matches later this year.

The Babar Azam-led team failed to live up to expectations at the 2024 T20 World Cup in West Indies and the United States of America (USA). The Men in Green were eliminated in the group stage of the ICC event. Notably, they suffered a defeat against the United States of America in their opening match.

Zimbabwe Cricket reveals schedule for limited overs series against Pakistan

Pakistan’s cricket team will travel to Zimbabwe later this year for a limited-overs series that includes three T20 internationals and three one-day internationals, Zimbabwe Cricket has confirmed. All matches will be held at the Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo, making it the only venue for the entire tour.

Pakistan’s tour of Zimbabwe will begin with the ODI series, with matches scheduled for November 24, 26 and 28. The T20I series will be played on December 1, 3 and 5. This series is considered a vital preparation for the ICC Champions Trophy 2025, scheduled for February and March next year in Pakistan.

The tour of Zimbabwe will provide valuable exposure to diverse playing conditions and a competitive environment for the Pakistan team in their preparation for the Champions Trophy. It is expected to offer some exciting cricket for fans as both teams prepare for future challenges on the international stage.

Pakistan team’s previous tour of Zimbabwe came during the 2020-21 season. The Men in Green won the T20I series with a 2-1 margin. The subcontinent nation recorded a convincing 2-0 victory in the Test series.

Pakistan tour of Zimbabwe schedule:

Date Event Venue 24 November 1st ODI Bulawayo 26 November 2nd ODI Bulawayo 28 November 3rd ODI Bulawayo 1 December 1st T20I Bulawayo 3 December 2nd T20I Bulawayo 5 December 3rd T20I Bulawayo

These series are a vital part of our strategy – Mohsin Naqvi

PCB Chairman Mohsin Naqvi stressed that the upcoming series are crucial to Pakistan’s international cricket strategy, with the aim of strengthening the country’s position and ensuring long-term sustainability in the sport.

“These series are a vital part of our strategy to strengthen Pakistan’s position in international cricket and ensure the long-term sustainability of the sport in our country. We deeply value the participation of these teams and players, who will bring immense talent and competitive spirit to our fields,” said Mohsin Naqvi.

Pakistan will begin their 2024-25 home international season with a series against Bangladesh, with two Tests scheduled in Rawalpindi from August 21-25 and Karachi from August 30-September 3. The UCPMong series will mark Bangladesh’s return to Test cricket in Pakistan since February 2020.

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