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LAHORE (News Desk) – The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the schedule of Pakistan home series against West Indies, to be played at the neutral venue of United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The series comprises of three T20 Internationals, three One Day Internationals and as many test matches, commencing from September 23, with the T20 Series, said a press release issued by PCB.

The board will host its first ever Day Night Test match from October 13 17, to be played with the pink ball under the lights at the Dubai Cricket Stadium.

West Indies will also play a three day first class game under lights in Sharjah against the PCB Patrons XI as part of the preparation for the Day Night Test Match.

The West Indies vs Pakistan Series features the start of an exciting new partnership between the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) and the Pakistan Cricket Board with a number of new initiatives being undertaken by the ADSC in promoting the game in Abu Dhabi.

The new partnership will seek to promote Pakistan’s long standing relationship with the Abu Dhabi Cricket Club which has been hosting PCB matches since 2006.

Series Schedule:

Tuesday, 20 September
WI v ECB XI Warm Up T20, Dubai (ICCA)
 
Friday, 23 September
1st T20I, Dubai
 
Saturday, 24 Septemeber
2nd T20I, Dubai
 
Tuesday, 27 September
3rd T20I, Abu Dhabi
 
Friday, 30 Septemeber
1st One Day International D/N, Sharjah
 
Sunday, 2 October
2nd One Day International D/N, Sharjah
 
Monday-Tuesday, 3-4 October
WI v ECB XI 2 Day Warm Up Game Dubai (ICCA)
 
Wednesday, 5 October
3rd One Day International D/N, Abu Dhabi
 
Friday-Sunday,  7-9 October
3 Day Game WI Vs. PCB Patrons XI D/N, Sharjah
 
Thursday-Monday, 13-17 October
1st Test Match D/N, Dubai
 
Friday-Tuesday, 21-25 October
2nd Test Match, Abu Dhabi
 
Sunday-Thursday, 30 October 3 November
3rd Test Match, Sharjah