Pakistan Announces Vital Tri-Series Ahead of T20 World Cup

Lahore [Pakistan]June 28 (ANI): Pakistan completes its warm-up for this year’s ICC T20 Cricket World Cup with a tri-series against New Zealand and Bangladesh in early October.

Babar Azam’s team will travel to New Zealand in early October for a minimum of four T20I matches in Christchurch, ahead of their T20 World Cup opener against arch-rival India at the MCG on October 23.

It will be Babar’s first time playing a T20 international match on New Zealand soil since early 2018 after the Pakistan captain missed the 2020/21 tour due to a thumb injury.

The tri-series will be an important part of Pakistan’s preparation for this year’s T20 World Cup and Babar hopes to adapt to the conditions quickly.

“I am pleased that we will be participating in the tri-series in New Zealand as it will help us arrive early and not only acclimate for the T20 World Cup in Australia but also put the finishing touches on our preparations,” Babar said in a response. pronunciation.

“I missed the last series in New Zealand due to a thumb injury and am looking forward to playing cricket in Christchurch against two good opponents,” he added. (ANI)