England announce schedule for Pakistan's 2016 tour

The visitor's will be playing a four-Test, five-ODI and one-T20 series


Sports Desk August 25, 2015
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England and Wales Cricket Board on Tuesday announced the schedule of Pakistan’s visit to the country from June 29 till September 8, 2016.

England, after their recent Ashes success against Australia, will be visiting the UAE to play a series against Pakistan starting from October 13. The tour will begin with two warm-up games for the visitors followed by three Tests, four ODIs and finally three Twenty20s.

The first Test will take place in Abu Dhabi between October 13 and 17, the second will be hosted in Dubai from October 22 to the 26 and the third from November 1 to 5 at Sharjah.

The one-day internationals are scheduled for November 11 and 13 in Abu Dhabi, November 17 at Sharjah and November 20 at Dubai.

England will play one T20 practice match against a UAE XI in Abu Dhabi on November 23, before the two T20 internationals matches against Pakistan in Dubai on November 26 and 27.

The series will conclude with the third and final T20 International against Pakistan on November 30 in Sharjah.

Pakistan's tour of England 2016

Wed 29 June - Pakistan arrive

Sun 3-Tue 5 July - 3-day v Somerset - Taunton

Fri 8-Sun 10 July - 3-day v Sussex - Hove

Thu 14-Mon 18 July - 1st Investec Test - Lord’s

Fri 22-Tue 26 July - 2nd Investec Test - Emirates Old Trafford

Fri 29-Sat 30 July - 2-day v Worcestershire - New Road, Worcester

Wed 3-Sun 7 Aug - 3rd Investec Test - Edgbaston

Thu 11-Mon 15 Aug - 4th Investec Test - Kia Oval

Thu 18 Aug - 1st ODI v Ireland - Ireland venue tbc

Sat 20 Aug - 2nd ODI v Ireland - Ireland venue tbc

Wed 24 Aug - 1st Royal London ODI D/N - Ageas Bowl

Sat 27 Aug - 2nd Royal London ODI - Lord’s

Tue 30 Aug - 3rd Royal London ODI D/N - Trent Bridge

Thu 1 Sept - 4th Royal London ODI D/N - Headingley

Sun 4 Sept - 5th Royal London ODI - SWALEC, Cardiff

Wed 7 Sept - NatWest IT20 (f) - Emirates Old Trafford

Thu 8 Sept - Pakistan depart

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COMMENTS (2)

JD | 5 years ago | Reply Firstly, a four match ODI series makes no sense. Secondly, Aamir should be kept away from the UAE series and given time to get back in rhythm. He should then wreak havoc in England (with his bowling!) just like he did 5 years ago! Sweet Karma.
Waseem Sarwar | 5 years ago | Reply Should be a good series if our batters can adjust in English conditions.
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