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The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had unveiled the nationwide cricket staff’s 12-month dwelling and away schedules again in April. Nonetheless, one among their dwelling bilateral collection towards West Indies, scheduled for subsequent yr, may very well be postponed to 2024. 

As per the unique schedule, the West Indies are alleged to tour Pakistan for a three-match T20I collection in January 2023. In the meantime, an ESPNcricinfo report states that each the PCB and CWI (Cricket West Indies) have mutually determined to reschedule the collection to 2024, taking into consideration the franchise cricketing calendar the place gamers of each Pakistan and the West Indies can be concerned.

With the Large Bash League (BBL) and the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) happening in that month, there have been two extra additions to the franchise cricket calendar with the inception of the high-profile as effectively eagerly awaited tournaments just like the Worldwide League T20 (ILT20) within the UAE and the SA20 in South Africa. 

It have to be famous that West Indies have visited Pakistan twice within the final 10 months for a limited-overs bilateral collection. After the three T20Is in December final yr, the ODI collection was postponed to June 2022 after there was a COVID-19 scare within the West Indies camp. 

In the meantime, West Indies gamers have signed as much as take part within the BBL and the profitable SA20 and ILT20 leagues. Nonetheless, similar shouldn’t be the case with the Pakistani gamers who’re solely reported to play within the Large Bash League and the Bangladesh Premier League.

Pakistani gamers haven’t been chosen for the South Africa T20 league for the reason that IPL groups personal all the six franchises. So far as the ILT20 is worried, even that match has IPL homeowners concerned and subsequently, the not one of the gamers have been given an NOC to participate within the UAE-based competitors.