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Monday December 05, 2022

Trophy for tri-series among Pakistan, New Zealnd, Bangladesh revealed

The series will kick off with the maiden clash between the Green Shirts and Bangladesh on September 7

By Sports Desk
October 05, 2022
(From left to right) Pakistan skipper Babar Azam, Kiwis skipper Kane Williamson and Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan. — Twitter/PCB
(From left to right) Pakistan skipper Babar Azam, Kiwis skipper Kane Williamson and Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan. — Twitter/PCB

The tri-nation series to be played  between Pakistan, Bangladesh and New Zealand was unveiled on Wednesday, with two days left to the first clash. 

The series will kick off with the maiden clash between the Green Shirts and Bangladesh  on September 7.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) shared some pictures from the trophy reveal event in a Twitter post. The pictures featured the skippers of three teams participating in the event.

The Men in Green will face tough conditions during the matches as chilly weather welcomed them in Christchurch.

The temperature in New Zealand city sometimes drops to 2 degree Celsius and intermittent rains have made things a bit more difficult for the Pakistani players.

The Green Shirts will start practicing on Thursday (October 6), after resting today. All the matches of the tri-series will be played in Christchurch, with the first fixture between Pakistan and Bangladesh due on October 7, and the series decider on October 14.

Those slated to play the ICC T20 World Cup will fly to Australia directly from Pakistan.

Following the tri-series, Pakistan's squad will participate in the highly-anticipated mega T20 event and will travel back to Australia on October 15 for an action-packed World Cup 2022.

The team will partake in a practice session on October 17 and 19, ahead of its games in the World Cup.

The T20 World Cup begins on October 16 with the inaugural matches of the qualifiers to be played between Group A teams Sri Lanka and Namibia, as well as UAE and Netherlands.