KARACHI (Web Desk/APP) – Pakistani cricketers will play two warm up matches in Kolkata and Chennai ahead of the ICC World T20 campaign.
Pakistan will play a local side in Kolkata on March 12 and take on defending champions Sri Lanka in their next game at Eden Gardens in Kolkota on March 15, , International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Monday.
ICC announced the match timings and warm up schedule of the ICC World Twenty20-2016 which will be staged at eight venues in India from 8 March to 3 April.
The men’s afternoon matches will take place from 15-00 to 18-10 while the evening matches will be played from 19-30 to 22-40.
The semi-finals and the final will be held from 19-00 to 22-10.
The women’s afternoon matches will be played from 15-30 to18-15 while the evening matches will take place from 19-30 to 22-15. The semi-finals and the finals which will be played before the men’s matches will be played between 14-30 to 17-15.
Teams taking part in the first round will play their warm-up matches in Dharamsala and Mohali from March 3 to 6 while sides featuring in the second round will play warm up matches in Kolkata and Mumbai from March 10 to 15.
The women’s warm up matches will take place in Bengaluru and Chennai from March 10 to 14.
Pakistan women will play their warm up matches against New Zealand on March 10 at Chennai and against South Africa on March 12 at same venue.