Zimbabwe cricket team arrives in Islamabad

Zimbabwe cricket team arrives in Islamabad

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On Tuesday, Zimbabwe’s cricket team arrived in Islamabad to play two limited-overs against Pakistan starting on 30 October.

Team Zimbabwe left their home country on Monday morning with 20 players, who have been in a secure bio-bubble camp for the last week for the final part of their preparations to lessen the possibility of transmitting coronavirus before the trip.

ODI series schedule

30 Oct – 1st ODI, Pindi Cricket Stadium (12pm noon)

1 Nov – 2nd ODI, Pindi Cricket Stadium (12pm noon)

3 Nov – 3rd ODI Pindi Cricket Stadium (12pm noon)

T20I series schedule

7 Nov – 1st T20I Gaddafi Stadium (3:30pm)

8 Nov – 2nd T20I, Gaddafi Stadium (3:30pm)

10 Nov – 3rd T20I, Gaddafi Stadium (3:30pm)

After their visit to Multan for the three-match ODIs, the team will observe a five-day quarantine period at a local hotel.

All players will be screened for COVID-19, and at the Pindi Stadium, those with negative findings will be allowed to train.

All the preparations for training sessions within the bio-secure bubble at the stadium is finalised by the Pakistan Cricket Board. The buses carrying the team to the stadium would be part of the bubble.

Meanwhile, on Monday morning, Chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani of Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) and Managing Director Givemore Makoni arrived in the country.

They were received at the Islamabad International Airport by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Director International Zakir Khan.

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