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England cricket chiefs on Monday confirmed dates and venues for Pakistan’s three-Check tour, with the sequence initiating at Primitive Trafford on 5 August.
Worldwide cricket returns on Wednesday following the coronavirus lockdown when England play the first match of their three-Check sequence in opposition to the West Indies at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, adopted by two suits at Primitive Trafford, in Manchester.
The principle match of the Pakistan sequence will also shield plight at Primitive Trafford, with the 2d two at the Ageas Bowl. The 2d Check begins on 13 August, with the third initiating place on 21 August.
Each venues are thought about bio-genuine, with accommodations on build.
Primitive Trafford will also host three Twenty20 world suits between England and Pakistan, on 28,30 August and 1 September.
Ireland will play three one-day internationals at the Ageas Bowl on 30 July, 1 August and 4 August.
ECB chief govt Tom Harrison acknowledged: “Affirmation of these suits in opposition to Ireland and Pakistan is one other crucial step for our game as we delivery as a lot as soundly stage world cricket all another time, nonetheless also to minimise the impression the Covid-19 pandemic has had, and can unbiased proceed to get, on cricket at all ranges.
“It has taken most notable effort and experience to enable us to reach a plight the place cricket is now spicy and in a region to return to the field of play from the elite level to leisure cricket.”
Talks are ongoing over skill dates for Australia’s white-ball tour and England females’s tri-sequence in opposition to India and South Africa.