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PCB confirms Test Schedules for Pakistan 2024-25 Home season

Pakistan 2024-25 Home season: The Pakistan Cricket Board has announced the details of Men’s Test schedules at home. The national team is set to play in a three-Test series and to participate in the first ODI tri-series in 21 years before the Champions Trophy 2025 on home turf.

Test Fixtures for Pakistan 2024-25 Home Season

PCB has announced the entire home season which included the Champions Trophy in 2025. The board, released only a draft schedule for the ICC trophy which is expected to be held between February 19 and March 09.

Pakistan is set to host Bangladesh in a two-test match series to be played in Rawalpindi and Karachi between Aug 21-25 and Aug 30-Sep 03.

“We thank the PCB for confirming the schedule for Bangladesh’s tour of Pakistan for the ICC World Test Championship matches. The series presents a significant test for us, but it is also a chance to showcase our progress in this format,” said BCB Chief Executive Nizam Uddin Chowdhury.

England will travel to Pakistan for three tests in Multan (October 7-11), Karachi (October 15-19) and Rawalpindi (October 24-28). Pakistan will tour to Australia, Zimbabwe, and all format tour of South Africa.

“We’re really excited to be returning to Pakistan for this three-match men’s Test tour in October. Our last men’s Test tour of Pakistan produced some memorable matches and I’m sure fans can look forward to more exciting cricket across this forthcoming series,” said ECB Chief Executive Richard Gould. 

While the three ODIs and three T20Is in Australia will take place from November 4-18, Pakistan will play a further three ODIs and three T20Is against Zimbabwe which is set to be played in Bulawayo from November 24 to December 5.

The Men in Green will also host the West Indies in a two-match test series on January 16-20 and 24-28 respectively. The nine tests against Bangladesh, England, South Africa, and West Indies will be part of the ICC World Test Championship 2023-25.

“We are pleased to be visiting Pakistan next January for the final Test Series in the current cycle of the ICC World Test Championship. Whilst we have toured Pakistan many times in recent years, it will have been almost two decades since we last played Test cricket there.”

“The 2006 series also had Tests in both Karachi and Multan, and we look forward to returning for a competitive series against another proud Test cricketing nation,” said West Indies Chief Executive Johnny Grave.

Pakistan has played five tests in two series against Sri Lanka and Australia in the current WTC cycle. They are currently positioned in the fifth position of the WTC points table.

Following the series against West Indies, Pakistan will host New Zealand and South Africa on an ODI tri-series before the Champions Trophy.

With the draft schedule for the Champions Trophy has been released, PCB revealed the venue for the clash between greatest rivals India and Pakistan. As per the schedule, Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium is the venue for the game. But the decision lies in the hands of the Indian government as India and Pakistan have had political tensions for a long time.

PAKISTAN’S 2024-25 Season Fixtures

Bangladesh in Pakistan (Two Tests)

  • 21-25 Aug – First Test, Rawalpindi
  • 30 Aug-3 Sep – Second Test, Karachi

England in Pakistan (Three Tests)

  • 7-11 Oct – First Test, Multan
  • 15-19 Oct – Second Test, Karachi
  • 24-28 Oct – Third Test, Rawalpindi

West Indies in Pakistan (Two Tests)

  • 16-20 Jan – First Test, Karachi
  • 24-28 Jan – Second Test, Multan

New Zealand and South Africa in Pakistan (ODI tri-series)

  • 8 Feb – Pakistan v New Zealand, Multan
  • 10 Feb – New Zealand v South Africa, Multan
  • 12 Feb – Pakistan v South Africa, Multan
  • 14 Feb – Final, Multan
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