Pakistan’s T20I tour to Ireland postponed due to COVID-19

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Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), on Thursday, announced that their upcoming T20I tour to Ireland has been postponed due to prevailing COVID-19. 

According to the details, the PCB and Cricket Ireland have made a mutual decision after the Ireland government said ‘no behind-closed-door sport before August 10’.

Pakistan and Ireland were to play two T20Is on July 12 and 14, respectively. Later on, Pakistan is scheduled to play England in the three-match Test series and T20I series comprised of as many matches.

PCB Chief Executive Wasim Khan expressed disappointment over the postponement of the series and he looks forward to rescheduling the series once the situation gets better.

“It is sad that due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, we have to postpone our tour to Ireland. We fully respect and endorse CI’s decision at this difficult time. As we have all reiterated, the safety and security of players, officials, and fans come first. we look forward to revisiting Ireland as soon as normal services resume,” he said.

 

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