The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have mutually agreed to kick off the first test between the two teams by 5th August 2020.
Earlier, it was decided that Pakistan will be playing their first test on 30th July but due to the Eng vs WI series and no time for rest, the tentative dates were revealed and the sides will be seen in action on the mentioned below dates.
The Pakistan Cricket Board today confirmed an updated schedule of its men’s national cricket team’s tour of England, which will comprise three Tests and as many T20Is. https://t.co/N5p0kfA8vz pic.twitter.com/fKzsFXiAIe
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) July 6, 2020
Pakistan to play their first test on 5th August against England
5-9 Aug – 1st Test, Old Trafford
13-17 Aug – 2nd Test, Ageas Bowl
21-25 Aug – 3rd Test, Ageas Bowl
28 Aug – 1st T20I, Old Trafford
30 Aug – 2nd T20I, Old Trafford
1 Sep – 3rd T20I, Old Trafford
The sides will be featuring in three test matches that are to be played at Old Trafford, Ageas Bowl, and Ageas Bowl respectively, whereas, the three T20Is will be played at Old Trafford.
It has been decided that the series will be resumed behind closed doors to avoid spreading of the Coronavirus, however, players, in a bio-secure environment, are practicing either warm-up sessions in nets or practicing matches along with the respective management.