West Indies Cricket Board gives consent to play three tests against Pakistan in UAE

There is good news for Pakistan Cricket as West Indies Cricket Board has agreed on the proposal to tour UAE to play three Test matches in the month of September. West Indies and Pakistan will now play three games instead of earlier proposed two matches. The sources within Pakistan Cricket Board confirm that West Indies will tour UAE to play three Tests, three One-day internationals and three T20 matches against Pakistan. The inclusion of one more test match was basically idea put forward by PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan who recently stated the immense importance should be given to the five day game instead of shorter formats by ICC.

The sides might also play first time day-night test in UAE with the pink ball.PCB also in consultation with WICB to make day-night a reality as Pakistan is all geared to play a day-night test against Australia at Brisbane in December.

The Pakistan Board has also trying to include this concept the domestic level this season and will see day-night games being played so that players can adjust under lights to play the pink ball. The Pakistan Cricket Board was also looking to host the series in Srilanka as hosting in UAE has a high financial bearing in terms of playing cricket.

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