Pakistani cricket team in England in 2018

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Pakistani cricket team in England in 2018
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  England Pakistan
Dates 28 April–5 June 2018
Captains Joe Root Sarfraz Ahmed
Test series

The Pakistan cricket team are currently touring England between April and June 2018 to play two Test matches.[1][2][3] Ahead of the Tests, Pakistan played first-class matches against Kent and Northamptonshire.[4][5][6] They then travelled to Dublin to play Ireland in their first Test match, before playing a two-day match against Leicestershire ahead of the first Test against England.[7][8] At the end of the tour they will play two Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) against Scotland in Edinburgh.[9]

Squads

 England[10]  Pakistan[11]

Tour matches

First-class: Kent vs Pakistan

28 April–1 May 2018
Scorecard
v
168 (55.2 overs)
Imam-ul-Haq 61 (111)
Will Gidman 5/47 (15 overs)
209/4 (64 overs)
Joe Denly 113* (186)
Shadab Khan 2/88 (18 overs)
Match drawn
St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury
Umpires: Jeremy Lloyds (Eng) and Steve O'Shaughnessy (Eng)
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat.
  • No play was possible on days 2 and 3 due to rain. No play was possible on day 4 before lunch, also due to rain.

First-class: Northamptonshire vs Pakistan

4–7 May 2018
Scorecard
v
259 (73.4 overs)
Adam Rossington 90 (135)
Shadab Khan 6/77 (19 overs)
428 (116.3 overs)
Asad Shafiq 186* (281)
Steven Crook 4/89 (26 overs)
301 (95.5 overs)
Rob Newton 118 (225)
Mohammad Abbas 4/62 (18 overs)
134/1 (27 overs)
Imam-ul-Haq 59* (81)
Pakistan won by 9 wickets
County Cricket Ground, Northampton
Umpires: Ian Ramage (Sco) and Martin Saggers (Eng)
  • Northamptonshire won the toss and elected to bat.

Two-day match: Leicestershire vs Pakistan

19–20 May 2018
Scorecard
v
321/9d (89.5 overs)
Azhar Ali 73 (127)
Aadil Ali 2/28 (5.5 overs)
226/6 (75 overs)
Ateeq Javid 54 (115)
Shadab Khan 2/32 (13 overs)
Match drawn
Grace Road, Leicester
Umpires: Peter Hartley (Eng) and Chris Watts (Eng)
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat.

Test series

1st Test

24–28 May 2018
Scorecard
v
Lord's, London
Umpires: Paul Reiffel (Aus) and Rod Tucker (Aus)

2nd Test

1–5 June 2018
Scorecard
v
Headingley, Leeds
Umpires: Bruce Oxenford (Aus) and Rod Tucker (Aus)

See also

References

  1. ^ "Future Tours Programme" (PDF). International Cricket Council. Retrieved 24 August 2017. 
  2. ^ "ECB consider annual day-night Test after Edgbaston success". The Telegraph. Retrieved 24 August 2017. 
  3. ^ "England schedule for 2018 confirmed". England and Wales Cricket Board. Retrieved 5 September 2017. 
  4. ^ "Specsavers County Championship and Royal London One-Day Cup fixtures announced". England and Wales Cricket Board. Retrieved 29 November 2017. 
  5. ^ "Kent to play Champions Trophy holders Pakistan as part of their 2018 campaign". Kent Online. Retrieved 29 November 2017. 
  6. ^ "Northamptonshire start 2018 away at Lords!". Northamptonshire County Cricket Club. Retrieved 29 November 2017. 
  7. ^ County cricket 2018 fixtures released as champs Essex face Yorkshire in opener, Wisden, 29 November 2017. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  8. ^ "Ireland set to make Test debut against Pakistan next spring". RTÉ. Retrieved 12 October 2017. 
  9. ^ "Scotland to host Pakistan in two T20 internationals in June 2018". BBC Sport. Retrieved 11 September 2017. 
  10. ^ "England name squad for first Test against Pakistan". England and Wales Cricket Board. Retrieved 15 May 2018. 
  11. ^ "Fakhar, Imam receive maiden call-ups to Ireland, England Tests". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 15 April 2018. 

External links

  • Series home at ESPN Cricinfo
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