The inaugural World Take a look at Championship (WTC) got here to a conclusion final week as New Zealand defeated India in a extremely anticipated closing to be topped as the primary champions. The second version of the WTC cycle is correct across the nook as England will face India in a five-match Take a look at collection, scheduled to start in August 2021.
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The second cycle of the WTC might be performed between August 2021 to June 2023. A complete of 9 groups will take part within the championship, with every staff enjoying six collection, three house and three away, throughout a two-year interval.
Pakistan had a disappointing marketing campaign within the first-ever WTC ending on the sixth spot within the desk, solely successful 4 matches out of twelve. Pakistan might be hoping for a greater exhibiting this time round after discovering a settled staff mixture of their earlier two collection.
Pakistan whitewashed South Africa of their earlier WTC collection and might be hoping to proceed their momentum within the subsequent few collection. Pakistan begins its marketing campaign with a two-match Take a look at collection towards the West Indies within the Caribbean, scheduled to be performed in August 2021.
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The primary match of the Take a look at collection might be performed between August 12-17, whereas the second Take a look at match is scheduled to be performed between August 20-25. Each the matches might be performed at Sabina Park, Jamaica.
Let’s take a look at Pakistan’s full schedule for WTC:
|Sequence||Variety of Matches||Residence/Away||Date|
|Pakistan vs West Indies||2||Away||August 2021|
|Pakistan vs Bangladesh||2||Away||November 2021|
|Pakistan vs Australia||2||Residence||Feb-Mar 2022|
|Pakistan vs Sri Lanka||2||Away||Jul-Aug 2022|
|Pakistan vs New Zealand||2||Residence||Oct-Nov 2022|
|Pakistan vs England||3||Residence||Nov-Dec 2022|
*Dates aren’t finalized and are topic to alter
Pakistan will play their different two away collection towards Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, whereas their three house collection are scheduled towards Australia, New Zealand, and England. Will probably be fascinating to see if these three cricketing nations conform to tour Pakistan for a full Take a look at collection.
Each New Zealand and Australia have expressed their curiosity in touring the nation, relying on the safety preparations, whereas England has confirmed their tour of the nation for a two-match T20I collection later this yr. This is perhaps a sign that Pakistan will play their house collection in Pakistan moderately than United Arab Emirates (UAE).