‘South Africa to tour Pakistan in January 2021’ confirms Wasim Khan

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Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) CEO Wasim Khan has confirmed that the South African cricket team will visit Pakistan in January 2021, ARY News reported.

Pakistan’s tour of South Africa, which was scheduled in October 2020, is also likely to take place in March 2021 after it was postponed due to COVID-19.

“South Africa will tour Pakistan in January 2021 and we are hoping to reciprocate by touring South Africa for a limited-overs series in March,” Wasim Khan said.

“Hopefully, more cricket teams will come to the country. The visit of Zimbabwe to Pakistan is welcome,” he added.

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He also announced that Pakistan Shaheens will also visit New Zealand along with Pakistan senior team.

“In order to groom our young and upcoming players, the Pakistan Shaheens team will travel to New Zealand along with the national team and will play two four-day matches and five T20 matches,” he maintained.

Regarding club cricket, Wasim Khan said that is very important for the PCB and the board will register all its clubs soon.

“The registration of cricket associations was affected due to COVID-19, so far two cricket associations have been registered and others will be registered too. Six associations have been included in the new law, our associations will run club cricket, club cricket is very important for PCB, so all clubs will be registered,” he maintained.

Regarding the meeting with head coach Misbah-ul-Haq and Test skipper Azhar Ali, Wasim said that he will meet them next week.

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