Pak agrees to play one more T20 match on Bangladesh tour

January 21st, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI  

Karachi, Jan 21 (ANI): Pakistan has accepted the request of Bangladesh to add one more Twenty20 match to their tour starting in the middle of next month, PCBs Chief Operating Officer Saleem Altaf has said.

The PCB official said that Pakistan would play two T20 matches and five ODI on the Bangladesh tour. The team will leave for Dhaka on March 11, and the details of the tour would be finalised soon, he added.

Altaf also disclosed that he would soon be visiting Dubai to inspect facilities at Dubai Sports City which is one of the neutral venues being discussed between Pakistan and Australia to play at an off shore series against Pakistan.

Pakistan, view of Australian security objections, is discussing holding the series on an off shore venue, The Nation reported.

England is also being discussed as one of the neutral venue for the series.

Saelem said the PCB chief Ejaz Butt would visit Perth in connection with an ICC meeting soon. After attending the meeting the PCB head is expected to travel to Melbourne to meet his Aussie counterparts and discuss Australias much awaited tour to Pakistan. (ANI)

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