The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday launched the departure of the third batch of cricketers to England.

According to the details, the third batch of Pakistan’s cricketers have departed for the tour of England.

The PCB shared images of the players leaving for the bilateral tour, which comprises of a three-match Test sequence and three T20Is.

The first Test between England and Pakistan will be carried out in Manchester from August 5. Southampton will host the remaining two Test matches that will begin on August 13 and August 21.

The facet will return to Manchester for the three T20Is which will be carried out on August 28, August 30 and September 1.

A day earlier, England Cricket Board confirmed dates and venues for Pakistan’s three-Test tour, with the sequence starting at Old Trafford on August 5.

International cricket returned following the coronavirus lockdown when England play the first match of their three-Test sequence in the direction of West Indies on the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, adopted by two matches at Old Trafford, in Manchester.

The first match of the Pakistan sequence could even occur at Old Trafford, with the second two on the Ageas Bowl. The second Test begins on August 13, with the third beginning on August 21.

Both venues are considered bio-secure, with lodging on web site.

Old Trafford could even host three Twenty20 worldwide (T20I) matches between England and Pakistan, on August 28, 30 and September 1.

Ireland will play three one-day internationals (ODIs) on the Ageas Bowl on July 30, August 1 and August 4.

England Cricket Board Releases Schedule:

5-9 Aug – 1st Test, Old Trafford

13-17 Aug – 2nd Test, Ageas Bowl

21-25 Aug – third Test, Ageas Bowl

28 Aug – 1st T20I, Old Trafford

30 Aug – 2nd T20I, Old Trafford

1 Sep – third T20I, Old Trafford


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