Pakistan will play 10 bilateral series in 2021: PCB Chief – cricket

Pakistan will engage in 10 bilateral series next year, in addition to awarding the T20 World Cup, said PCB President Ehsan Mani.

Mani said in a podcast that Pakistan has lined up 10 bilateral series in the new year and will play around nine tests, 20 ODIs and 39 T20 matches, as there will be no shortage of cricket for the players.

“New Zealand comes ahead of the T20 World Cup. England will play two T20 matches and both teams will then go to the event in India “, he said.

Mani said South Africa had sent its delegation to Pakistan to evaluate Covid-19 protocols and security arrangements and agreed to send its team in January for two tests and three T20 matches.

According to the details, New Zealand will first come in September-October to play three ODIs and three T20 internationals before leaving for the World Cup.

On the day the New Zealand team leaves for India, England will arrive in Pakistan for the two T20 matches. Mani said the board is behind the leadership of the head coach’s national team, Misbah-ul-Haq, coaches, Waqar Younis and Younis Khan and support staff.

“I don’t think we can have a better management and support staff.” “We have the best and it can’t be better. We also started introducing former elite players to our cricket teams in our high performance center and cricket team. “Mani also said that the council realized that Misbah could only work with available resources and that the overall selection was correct.

“Misbah is not alone; he has the support of Waqar and Younis Khan and they are all people who have played and done well all over Pakistan. ”

The head of the PCB also said that Pakistan had not received any financial benefits from sending his team to England in the summer, but it was a decision made after much thought for the sake of the global pandemic cricket.

He also said that the England Cricket Board approached the PCB themselves for the short tournament in Pakistan and the decision to own the series later in the year was taken to ensure that the English side reached Pakistan.

“All these positive things that happen are possible only when the board of directors is professional.” Mani also said that the Council is working on methods to slowly allow the crowds back to matches in the coming days.