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Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) has confirmed six one-day matches against a Pakistani side in Harare next month as part of Zimbabwe’s final preparations for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2023 on home soil.
The inbound tour will however start off with two four-day games between Zimbabwe A and Pakistan A, popularly known as the Shaheens, scheduled for 3-6 May in Kwekwe and 10-13 May in Mutare.
Action will then move to Harare for the 50-over series pitting a Zimbabwe Select team against the tourists, with the first encounter pencilled in for Takashinga Cricket Club on 17 May.
The rest of the one-dayers will be played at Harare Sports Club on 19, 21, 23, 25 and 27 May.
ZC arranged the series to help Zimbabwe fine-tune for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2023 that will be staged across four venues in Harare and Bulawayo from 18 June to 9 July.
The event will see 10 teams competing for the two remaining places at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 in India later in the year.
PAKISTAN ‘A’ IN ZIMBABWE MATCH SCHEDULE
|3-6 May 2023||1st Four-Dayer||Kwekwe Sports Club||09:30|
|10-13 May 2023||2nd Four-Dayer||Mutare Sports Club||09:30|
|17 May 2023||1st One-Dayer||Takashinga Cricket Club||09:15|
|19 May 2023||2nd One-Dayer||Harare Sports Club||09:15|
|21 May 2023||3rd One-Dayer||Harare Sports Club||09:15|
|23 May 2023||4th One-Dayer||Harare Sports Club||09:15|
|25 May 2023||5th One-Dayer||Harare Sports Club||09:15|
|27 May 2023||6th One-Dayer||Harare Sports Club||09:15|