LAHORE: Pakistan announced on Thursday a complete programme of its series against top-ranked Test team England, to be played in the United Arab Emirates in January-February 2012.
The series, which will be played in UAE because Pakistan cannot hold games on home soil over security fears, consists of three Tests, four one-day internationals and three Twenty20 internationals.
Pakistan will also host Sri Lanka in UAE for three Tests, five one-day internationals and one Twenty20 international in October-November this year.
England, who deposed India from the top of the world Test rankings, will play their first Test series as number ones against Pakistan from January 17, in Dubai.
The second Test will be in Abu Dhabi before the two teams return to Dubai for the third and final Test.
Jan 3 - England team arrive
Jan 17-21 - 1st Test - Dubai
Jan 25-29 - 2nd Test - Abu Dhabi
Feb 3-7 - 3rd Test - Dubai
Feb 13 - 1st one-day - Abu Dhabi
Feb 15 - 2nd one-day - Abu Dhabi
Feb 18 - 3rd one-day - Dubai
Feb 21 - 4th one-day - Dubai
Feb 23 - 1st Twenty20 - Dubai
Feb 25 - 2nd Twenty20 - Dubai
Feb 27 - 3rd Twenty20 - Abu Dhabi
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