Pakistan team
Pakistan team to depart for England on April 23

The Pakistan cricket team will leave for England on April 23 where they will play 11 matches before participating in the 46-day ICC World Cup starting from May 30.

In an 83-day long tour, the green shirts square off against England in five One-day Internationals and followed by one T20I at Cardiff.

Ahead of ICC World Cup, Pakistan will also play two official warm-up games against Afghanistan and Bangladesh, on 24th and 26th May.

Pakistan will take on West Indies in their World Cup opener on May 31 at Trent Bridge.

According to PCB’s spokesperson, the ICC directed all participating sides to submit their 15-player World Cup squads by 31 April but can make changes until 22 May without the ICC’s approval. All player replacements will have to be approved by the Event Technical Committee afterwards.

Moreover, the PCB is looking to send extra players in the squad for the mega cricketing event, however, Pakistan is yet to decide their squad for the mega event.

England series schedule:

April 23 – Departure for England

April 27 – v Kent (50-over practice match)

April 29 – v Northamptonshire (50-over match)

May 01 – v Leicestershire (T20 match – d/n)

May 05 – v England (only T20I), Cardiff

May 08 – 1st ODI v England, The Oval

May 11 – 2nd ODI v England, Hampshire

May 14 – 3rd ODI v England, Bristol

May 17 – 4th ODI v England, Trent Bridge

May 19 – 5th ODI v England, Leeds

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019:

May 24 – v Afghanistan (warm-up), Bristol

May 26 – v Bangladesh (warm-up), Cardiff

May 31 – v West Indies, Trent Bridge

June 03 – v England, Trent Bridge

June 07 – v Sri Lanka, Bristol

June 12 – v Australia, Taunton

June 16 – v India, Old Trafford

June 23 – v South Africa, Lord’s

June 26 – v New Zealand, Edgbaston

June 29 – v Afghanistan, Headingley

July 05 – v Bangladesh, Lord’s (d/n)