Pakistan, Windies sign cricket deal

Cricket West Indies (CWI) has strike a five-year series deal with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) which will see the two teams compete against each other annually other the period.

The announcement was made by the PCB, who said the series between Pakistan and the West Indies, originally carded for November, was aborted because of the severe fog in Lahore and the unavailability of the leading West Indies player, but will now be played from March 29 to April 1, 2018.

PCB board chairman Najam Sethi told the media in Lahore that West Indies and Pakistan Cricket Board have signed an agreement to play a series of T20 matches, each year for the next five years- in Pakistan and in the USA- subject to the dates and Venues.

CWI has confirmed that its full team will tour Pakistan next year to play three Twenty20s on March 29, 31, and April 1.

The PCB hosted the final of the Pakistan Super League earlier this year and then successfully stated a three-match series against a World X1 last September despite fears of militant attacks like the one on a Sri Lankan team bus in 2009 which left several of the security forces dead.

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