West Indies tour likely to be postponed after smog concerns

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West Indies tour likely to be postponed after smog concerns
Shukriya Pakistan

West Indies tour to Pakistan, which was due to take place in November this year, is likely to be postponed due to thick levels smog in Lahore.

“The PCB and the West Indies Cricket Board had agreed that West Indies will tour Pakistan in November, but now it is unlikely to happen because of the smog and some other reasons,” the official said, adding that both the boards are deliberating upon other possible dates for the series.

However, Both the Cricket West Indies (CWI) and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have stayed silent and are yet to announce the final dates of the tour.

Heavy smog has become a permanent fixture in regions of North West India and Pakistan during the winter season.

PCB has also decided to shift the Super Eight matches of Quaid-e-Azam Trophy from Punjab to elsewhere because of smog.

The Caribbean tour is now likely to be postponed to March after Pakistan’s limited-overs series against New Zealand.

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