Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced a busy schedule for The Men in Green, where they will play seven Tests, 17 ODIs and a minimum of 25 T20Is in the next 12 months.
The seven ICC World Test Championship fixtures will be against three opponents – Sri Lanka (2), England (3) and New Zealand (2) – while the 12 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League matches will be versus West Indies, Sri Lanka, Netherlands and New Zealand (three each).
In the shortest format of the game, the Babar Azam-led unit will feature in the ACC Asia Cup T20 in August/September and the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Australia 2022 from 15 October to 15 November where they are guaranteed a minimum of five T20Is each.
Outside the two events, their other T20Is will be against England (seven), West Indies (three) and New Zealand (five). New Zealand, in addition to the five ODIs in April 2023, will also play five T20Is.
Meanwhile, the women’s side will feature in three ICC Women’s Championship series matches against Sri Lanka, Ireland (both home) and Australia (away), the Birmingham Commonwealth Games, the 19th Asian Games in Guangzhou, the ACC Women’s T20 Cup (venue TBC), the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2023 South Africa and the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 South Africa.
In addition to this, Pakistan women will take on Ireland and Australia in a triangular T20 series in Belfast in the lead up to the Birmingham Games.
24 May - 5 June - Sri Lanka Women in Karachi (3 ODIs & 3 T20Is)
5-12 June - West Indies Men in Rawalpindi (3 ODIs)
Jul-Aug - Pakistan Men to Sri Lanka (2 Tests & 3 ODIs)
12-24 Jul - Pakistan Women to Belfast for tri-series (4T20Is)
25 Jul-8 Aug - Pakistan Women for Birmingham Commonwealth Games (7 T20Is)
Aug – Pakistan Men to Netherlands (three ODIs)
1-17 Sept – Pakistan Men to Sri Lanka for ACC T20 Cup (5 T20Is)
10-25 Sep – Pakistan Women and Pakistan Shaheens to Gangzhou, China, for 19th Asia Games
Sep-Oct – England Men to Pakistan (7 T20Is)
Oct - ACC Women’s T20 Asia Cup (8 T20Is, venue TBC)
15 Oct-15 Nov - ICC Men's T20 World Cup in Australia, (5 T20Is)
30 Oct-19 Nov - Ireland Women to Lahore/Karachi (3 ODIs & 3 T20Is)
Nov-Dec - England Men to Pakistan (3 Tests)
Dec-Jan - New Zealand Men to Pakistan (2 Tests & 3 ODIs)
4 Jan-1 Feb - Pakistan Women to Australia (3 ODIs & 3 T20Is)
Jan - West Indies Men to Pakistan (3 T20Is)
Jan-Feb - ICC U19 Women’s T20 World Cup, South Africa
2-26 Feb - ICC Women's T20 World Cup, South Africa
Apr-May – New Zealand Men to Pakistan (5 ODIs & 5 T20Is)