Zimbabwe gets government approval for Pakistan tour

The teams will play three One-Day Internationals and three T20 Internationals in the months of October and November, 2020.

Zimbabwe’s cricketers celebrate after the fall of a wicket during a World Cup Qualifier contest against UAE in March, 2018. Zimbabwe hasn’t played international cricket since March, 2020.   -  AP

Zimbabwe Cricket has received government permission for a six-match limited-overs tour of Pakistan in November, officials confirmed on Wednesday.

The teams will play three One-Day Internationals between October 30 and November 3, and another three Twenty20 International fixtures that have been pencilled in for November 7-10. The ODI series will be part of the inaugural ICC Cricket World Cup Super League.

Boost for Pakistan cricket

It is also a further boost for Pakistan cricket, which has recently welcomed back visitors after Sri Lanka and Bangladesh toured the country last December and January.

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Those were the first incoming tours in a decade following a terrorist attack on the Sri Lanka team bus in Lahore in 2009 that wounded six players and left six people dead.

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