England Cricket Team on a tour of Pakistan after 16 years

England Cricket Team on a tour of Pakistan after 16 years

The England men's cricket team will tour Pakistan after 17 long years. And for the first time the English women's cricket team is going.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed the matter today (August 13). Wasim Khan, CEO of the PCB, said: "We are delighted to welcome the England men's team after 2005 and the Pramila team of England visiting Pakistan for the first time."

The England men's team will play a two-match T20 series against Pakistan in Rawalpindi in October this year in preparation for the T20 World Cup. The England women's team will play a two-match T20 series and a three-match ODI series at the same ground.

The British will first set foot on Pakistani soil on October 9. Pakistan-England will meet in the first T20 match on October 13 and the second T20 match on October 14.

The women's teams of the two countries will also take the field on the same day. The England men's team will leave Pakistan on October 15 at the end of the T20 series.