The Green Shirts are all set to reach England today (Friday) via Abu Dhabi on a chartered flight.
The flight is scheduled to land at Birmingham and will make a stop at Abu Dhabi to board members of the national squad playing in Pakistan Super League 2021.
Three cricketers and support staff members will leave for Abu Dhabi Friday.. After a brief period of room isolation, the team will begin their training from June 28, announced the Pakistan Cricket Board.
The national team will also play two intra-squad matches of 50 overs. Pakistan and England will play the first ODI on July 8. The matches will take place in Cardiff.
The tour was delayed to accommodate the remainder PSL 6 matches. There is no change in the dates of the scheduled matches.
Pakistan cricket team players will reportedly not be allowed to take their families with them on the upcoming tours to England and West Indies.
According to sources in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), the national team is scheduled to visit England for an ODI and T20 series this month, after which it will leave England for West Indies.
Due to the coronavirus, families were not allowed to accompany the players on previous tours to England, New Zealand, South Africa and Zimbabwe, while in the home series, the PCB allowed families to accompany the players in the bio-secure bubble.—
Schedule of England tour
25 June – Departure for Manchester
6 July – Arrival in Cardiff
8 July – 1st ODI, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
10 July – 2nd ODI, Lord’s, London
13 July – 3rd ODI, Edgbaston, Birmingham
16 July – 1st T20I, Trent Bridge, Nottingham
18 July – 2nd T20I, Headingley, Leeds
20 July – 3rd T20I, Old Trafford, Manchester.