The England women’s cricket team is set to visit Pakistan for the first time ever in October to play five limited-over internationals.
England, the reigning 50-over World Cup champions led by Heather Knight, are scheduled to contest two Twenty20 and three one-day internationals between October 10-22 at the Pindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Tuesday they were also scheduling a four-team domestic ODI tournament in September to give the players enough match practice before the women’s World Cup qualifiers in Zimbabwe later this year.
“We have not only planned quality-based competitive domestic tournaments, but also a major team such as England women, will also be touring the country for the first ever time,” Urooj Mumtaz, PCB women’s selection committee chair said.
“Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we could only organise a T20 event in Rawalpindi last…