Ramiz, Turner discuss England’s cricket tour 2022 schedule


Chairman, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and British High Commissioner Christian Turner discussed the dates for the English cricket team’s tour of Pakistan 2022 during a meeting at the Gaddafi stadium here on Tuesday.

Christian Turner visited the Pakistan Cricket’s headquarters at the Gaddafi stadium and had a frank and an intimate conversation with Ramiz Raja to finalize match dates. English cricket will be touring Pakistan after 17 years.

English cricket team will tour Pakistan in two phases to play 7 T20Is and three test matches.

The English team will return for the 3 match rubber after touring to play 7 T20Is. The T20Is may be played in October before the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia while the test matches will be played in November-December 2022.

Speaking on the occasion, Chairman PCB Ramiz Raja said excitement is immense, adding that it will be a tough series. He said England cricket team is the best team and Pakistan team will try to create excitement. He said it will be one of the most im-portant series in the past 20-25 years for Pakistan.

Chairman PCB said:” It is our effort to put cricket in the front seat and create excitement for the fans especially for the expatriates who would visit Pakistan to savor cricket.”

‘Fans are excited to come from England and it is an opportunity for us to ensemble Pakistan’s hospi-tality’, an excited Ramiz said.

Turner said he was excited for the Pak-English cricket series as the English team will be returning after 17 years to Pakistan.

He said he had very fruit-ful conversation with Ramiz Raja and the PCB team, adding that precise dates will be announced shortly.—APP


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