The Pakistan Cricket Board has invited England for a three-match T20 Global collection in January subsequent 12 months, PCB CEO Wasim Khan has printed.
England has now not performed in Pakistan for the reason that 2005-06 season when the group toured for a Take a look at and one-day collection.
“Sure, we have now now despatched an respectable invitation to the ECB inviting them to ship their group and feature additionally created a window between 13 and 20 January to play the 3 T20 collection,” Khan informed a Pakistani channel.
Khan made it transparent that the fast excursion used to be now not associated with the Pakistan traveling England this summer time for a Take a look at collection in spite of the COVID-19 risk.
“After we took the verdict of sending the group to England we have been frightened on account of the COVID-19 and bio-security bubble eventualities and a few other people additionally voiced their considerations that could be hanging our gamers right into a well being chance,” Khan conceded.
“It wasn’t simple for us when some 10 gamers examined sure previous to leaving for the excursion,” he recalled.
“However we despatched the group as a result of we felt that it used to be crucial to renew cricket actions and the resumption of worldwide cricket relied on how neatly the bio-secure bubble labored within the collection,” he added.
Khan mentioned it’s as much as the England Cricket Board to evaluate the placement and take a decision at the invitation.
“We by no means mentioned a go back excursion at the moment however now we have now invited the ECB to ship their group and now it’s as much as them to evaluate the protection, COVID-19 eventualities prior to achieving a call,” he mentioned.
“We’re very assured they’re going to come and if that occurs it’s going to be nice for Pakistan cricket as it’s going to open the doorways for different most sensible groups like Australia and New Zealand to additionally come to Pakistan,” he added.
Pakistan has already invited Cricket South Africa to ship its group in January-February subsequent 12 months to play two Assessments and a three-T20 collection.
Pakistan shall be webhosting Zimbabwe for a white ball collection in Rawalpindi and Lahore in November and Khan mentioned it used to be prime time that prime groups got here to the rustic.
Take a look at groups have have shyed away from enjoying in Pakistan since 2009 when terrorists attacked the Sri Lankan group bus in Lahore.
However within the remaining two years the ice has been damaged with Sri Lanka and Bangladesh coming remaining season to play Take a look at fits and white-ball cricket as neatly.
All of the Pakistan Tremendous League’s 5th version used to be additionally held right here early this 12 months for the primary time since its release in 2016.