The three-match ODI series of Afghanistan vs Pakistan will currently be played in Sri Lanka’s Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Hambantota and not the United Arab Emirates, as affirmed by Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Saturday (July 24).
The series will be the main ever respective go head to head between the two Asian countries, which was hypothesized recently after Afghanistan’s star all-rounder Mohammad Nabi met with occupant Pakistan Prime Minister and previous cricketer Imran Khan, and mentioned him to mastermind a reciprocal series between the two countries. Reports prior likewise recommended the Imran Khan reached Pakistan Cricket Board to arrange a two-sided series including their adjoining country.
Following later turns of events, the series was affirmed with UAE to play have. Nonetheless, the delay of the fourteenth version of the Indian Premier League and the ensuing rescheduling of something very similar in UAE implies that the scenes couldn’t be utilized for the series being referred to.
“ACB had moved toward UAE and Oman for facilitating the series against Pakistan yet the two nations neglected to oblige them because of the forthcoming tasks. The rest of IPL 2021 will be played in UAE in September and the nation will likewise have the World T20 close by Oman after the finish of India’s head T20 contest,” detailed Cricbuzz on July 24.
The ODIs of Afghanistan vs Pakistan will be played between September 1 and 5 and will be a piece of the ICC ODI Super League, where Pakistan presently involves the fifth spot with four successes (40 focuses) from nine matches, while Afghanistan is eighth (30 focuses), having won every one of the three matches (against Ireland) up until this point. Afghanistan was rearward in real life against Zimbabwe in March in UAE this year, where they drew a two-test series 1-1 preceding clean-clearing their rivals 3-0 in the T20I series.
In the interim, Pakistan as of late headed out to England, where they were perfect cleared 3-0 in the ODIs, while they lost the resulting T20I series 2-1. They are currently planning for the visit through the West Indies, where they will play two Tests and five T20Is between July 27 to August 24. Afterward, England and New Zealand are set to head out to Pakistan for restricted over series.