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Pakistan to arrive in Dhaka on Saturday morning

 Sports Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:20 PM, 12 November 2021  

Pakistan to arrive in Dhaka on Saturday morning

Pakistan to arrive in Dhaka on Saturday morning

Pakistan cricket team will arrive in Bangladesh on Saturday morning to play three T20Is and two Tests.

Pakistan cricket team were supposed to come this Tuesday, but since they lost to Australia in the semi-final on Thursday night, they will arrive a few days earlier, according to the team sources.

Pakistan team will arrive at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 8:00am on Saturday. Then they will  go straight from the airport to hotel bio secure environment.

The Pakistan cricketers, support staff and team management members will have to stay on a mandatory two-day quarantine at Sonargaon Hotel.

Upon testing negative on Covid-19, they will be able to start their practice session from the next day.

However, skipper Babar Azam and Shoaib Malik will not arrive with the team on Saturday morning. They took a four-day leave from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Following the ending of their leave, they will arrive in Dhaka on November 16.

Pakistan announced a strong squad for the Bangladesh tour as only Mohammad Hafeez from their T20 World Cup squad is not coming for the T20I series.

Finishing their hotel quarantine, the Pakistan team members will practice at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on November 16, 17, and 18.

The first match of T20 series will be held at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on November 19. The rest two matches will be  on November 20 and 22 respectively.

Both the Pakistan and Bangladesh cricket teams will leave Dhaka for Chattogram to play the first test on November 23. After the practice matches at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on November 24 and 25, the first test of the series will start from November 26. On December 1, both the teams will return to Dhaka. The second test of the series will be held on December 4, while the Pakistan cricket team will leave Dhaka on December 9.

Ahead of the series, Bangladesh cricket team will start their practices from Saturday.

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