Pakistan have announced their 20 man probable squad for the upcoming limited over series against West Indies followed by One Day international matches against Zimbabwe in mid August. Pakistan will be hoping to put the severe dispointing results in ICC Champions Trophy behind them and move on to bigger and better things going into the summer cricket season. Pakistan were humbled in Champions Trophy group stage when they lost all three of their matches starting with a surprising defeat against West Indies, followed by South Africa and India.
Pakistan vs Zimbabe 2013 Schedule – 2 Tests + 3 ODI + 2 Twenty20
Dates: 23 August 2013 – 17 September
Pakistan vs Zimbabwe 2013 Series [ Live Stream ]
|PAKISTAN VS ZIMBABWE||DATES & TIME TABLE|
|1st Twenty20 Match||23 August 2013 – (11:30 GMT – 16:30 Pak)|
|2nd Twenty20 Match||24 August 2013 - (11:30 GMT – 16:30 Pak)|
|1st ODI Match||
27 August 2013 – (07:30 GMT – 12:30 Pak)
|2nd ODI Match||29 August 2013 - (07:30 GMT – 12:30 Pak)|
|3rd ODI Match||31 August 2013 - (07:30 GMT – 12:30 Pak)|
|1st Test Match||3 September – 7 September 2013|
|2nd Test Match||10 September – 14 September 2013|
Pakistan Team Squad:
Pakistan are likely to call back couple of senior players like Younis Khan and Shahid Afridi in the ODI team, Misbah ul haq is liekly to keep his Captaincy while Imran Farhat, Shoaib Malik and Kamran Akmal has been dropped from the ODI team which will be traveling to play 5 ODI matches and 2 t20 in tour of Carribians, While pakistan will play.
Pakistan were supposed to travel to Zimbabwe back in december 2012 and In january for the 2 Test, 3 ODI and 2 T20 matches but the tour was pushed back to 2013 after the Champions Trophy, as India invited Pakistan to play the first biletral cricket series since 2007 where Pakistan ran out 2-1 winners in 3 matches ODI series.
Now pakistan cricket board have confirmed the tour for Zimbabwe which will start after the West Indies series, but its unknown that there are any test matches involved in the series but certainly 3 ODI and 2 T20 and confiremd.