Pakistan Cricket Board announces busy home and away schedule for 2024-25 international cricket season

PCB announce a busy schedule for the 2024-25 season. Pakistan are the host of the Champions Trophy 2025, which gets underway on February 19.

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The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday (July 5) announced an action-packed schedule for their men's team for the 2024-25 international cricket season. Bangladesh, England and West Indies will visit Pakistan for the Test series, while New Zealand and South Africa will arrive for a tri-series. 

The new season commences with a two-match home Test series against the Bangla Tigers on August 21. The ODI series, which begins on February 8 in Multan, will play a crucial role in shaping the Men in Green for the upcoming Champions Trophy 2025. Notably, Pakistan will host the marquee event from February 19 to March 19.  

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The away season will begin on November 4 as the Pakistan team heads to Australia for a three-match ODI and T20I series. Their next tour is to Zimbabwe, where they will play three ODIs and three T20I series. 

The 2024-25 season will conclude with another multi-format tour to South Africa, which will include three T20Is, three ODIs and two Tests. Notably, all the Test matches in the home and away season will be part of the World Test Championship 2023-25 cycle.

“The visits by five top cricket-playing nations in the lead-up to the ICC Champions Trophy 2025, followed by seven countries participating in the event proper over the next eight months, also highlight Pakistan’s standing and stature in international cricket. We deeply value the participation of these teams and players, who will bring immense talent and competitive spirit to our fields,” said PCB Chair Mohsin Naqvi while announcing the schedule.

Here is the complete schedule for Pakistan's 2024-25 season

HOME

Vs Bangladesh

21-25 Aug – First Test, Rawalpindi

30 Aug-3 Sep – Second Test, Karachi

Vs England

7-11 Oct – First Test, Multan

15-19 Oct – Second Test, Karachi

24-28 Oct – Third Test, Rawalpindi

Vs West Indies

16-20 Jan – First Test, Karachi

24-28 Jan – Second Test, Multan

Vs New Zealand and South Africa (ODI tri-series)

8 Feb – Pakistan v New Zealand, Multan

10 Feb – New Zealand v South Africa, Multan

12 Feb – Pakistan v South Africa, Multan

14 Feb – Final, Multan

AWAY

Vs Australia

4 Nov – First ODI, Melbourne

8 Nov – Second ODI, Adelaide

10 Nov – Third ODI, Perth

14 Nov – First T20I, Brisbane

16 Nov – Second T20I, Sydney

18 Nov – Third T20I, Hobart

Vs Zimbabwe

24 Nov – First ODI, Bulawayo

26 Nov – Second ODI, Bulawayo

28 Nov – Third ODI, Bulawayo

1 Dec – First T20I, Bulawayo

3 Dec – Second T20I, Bulawayo

5 Dec – Third T20I, Bulawayo

Vs South Africa

10 Dec – First T20I, Durban

13 Dec – Second T20I, Centurion

14 Dec – Third T20I, Johannesburg

17 Dec – First ODI, Paarl

19 Dec – Second ODI, Cape Town

22 Dec – Third ODI, Johannesburg

26-30 Dec – First Test, Centurion

3-7 Jan – Second Test, Cape Town

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