SBS – A World XI will play three Twenty20 matches in Lahore, heralding a return for international cricket in Pakistan.

Summary

  • A World XI will play three Twenty20 matches in Lahore, heralding a return for international cricket in Pakistan.
  • Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Najam Sethi says international cricket will return to the country next month when a World XI plays a three-match Twenty20 series in Lahore.
  • Flower had been assigned to select the squad and the tour is financially supported by the International Cricket Council.
  • The PCB is also looking to host Sri Lanka in October and is in talks with the West Indies Cricket Board for a three-match T20 series in November.
  • Zimbabwe and Afghanistan are the only foreign countries to tour Pakistan for short limited-overs series since terrorists attacked a Sri Lankan cricket team bus in Lahore in 2009.

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