The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) earlier within the month had formally introduced the 12-month cricketing schedule of each their males’s and ladies’s groups. The boys’s fixtures embrace the house bilateral sequence in opposition to New Zealand and England which is able to see the Males In Inexperienced internet hosting the 2019 World Cup finalists twice.
In the meantime, Pakistan’s nationwide cricket board has additionally introduced a few of the away fixtures as nicely and considered one of them features a One Day Worldwide sequence within the Netherlands within the second half of this yr i.e. in August. The sequence, which was initially scheduled to be held a few years in the past, has lastly bought a slot and it has been confirmed as nicely.
We now have been in a position to reschedule the sequence: PCB Director
“We’re happy that with the assist of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Cricket Bond (KNCB), we’ve got been in a position to reschedule the sequence, which is necessary to the expansion and growth of cricket within the Netherlands in addition to to the 2 groups’ probabilities of progressing on to the 2023 World Cup”, PCB director Zakir Khan was quoted as saying by ESPNcricinfo.
“Our males’s nationwide cricket staff had a wonderful 2021-22 season and I’m assured they’ll construct on the momentum to entertain expat Pakistanis and the Dutch spectators with good cricket. This sequence may also assist KNCB appeal to new and younger audiences in the direction of the sport”, he added.
The bilateral sequence was scheduled to happen in June 2020, nevertheless it needed to be postponed indefinitely because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The three-match ODI sequence between either side will happen at Rotterdam in August. It’s Pakistan who’ve had the higher hand over the Dutch in all their conferences within the ICC occasions having gained their respective encounters within the 1996 World Cup, ICC Champions Trophy 2002, and World Cup 2003 respectively.
This would be the first-ever face-off between either side in a bilateral sequence. The three video games are scheduled to be performed on August 16, 18, and 21 respectively on the VOC Cricket Floor.