Heather Knight leads England on a ‘historical’ tour of Pakistan

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Since 2005, no English team has played international cricket in Pakistan because of terror concerns following the attack on Sri Lanka’s team bus.

On 14 and 15 October in Karachi, Eoin Morgan’s white-ball team had already committed to a two-match T20 series, which will now become a double-header with Heather Knight’s side. We confirmed today that England Women will travel to Pakistan in October – England Cricket (@englandcricket) January 7, 2021Knight and co. will then play three One-Day Internationals between October 18 and 22 at the same venue. Clare Connor, the England and Wales Cricket Board’s executive director for women’s cricket, said: “We are delighted to make this historic announcement today. ” This will not only be a cricket tour that will provide both teams with valuable competitive opportunities, but it will also be another powerful and positive message as we advance our efforts to ensure gender equality to ensure that more women and girls are empowered through the sport,” said Wasim Khan, executive director of the Pakistan Cricket Board, who said he was pleased with the announcement and hoped for it.” “While this is a great opportunity for the PCB to showcase the image and profile of women’s cricket, it is a chance for women cricketers to demonstrate their talent and skills and play their part in attracting, inspiring and motivating the next generation of cricketers so that they too can fall in love with this great sport. “

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