ST. JOHN’S — The West Indies Cricket Board has announced the schedule for the West Indies versus Pakistan Series starting on July 14. The series will include five One Day Internationals and two Twenty20 Internationals.
Guyana will host the first two ODIs, followed by three ODIs at the Beausejour Cricket Grounds in St. Lucia. The Arnos Vale Cricket Ground in St. Vincent will host the two Twenty20 Internationals on July 27th and 28th to conclude the tour.
The series will also mark the return of international cricket to Guyana after a one year absence.
“This has been a bumper year for international cricket in the Caribbean. We have had a full series with West Indies and Zimbabwe and the Celkon Mobile Cup including India and Sri Lanka is about to commence. The seven match series involving Pakistan will give fans, especially cricket starved fans in Guyana, more international cricket action to rally behind the West Indies team,” WICB Corporate Communications Officer Imran Khan said.
“2013 has been a landmark year in West Indies cricket with four teams touring the Caribbean for the first time ever outside of world events. We look forward to the fans in Guyana, St. Lucia and St. Vincent turning out in their massive numbers to enjoy the cricketing action and the unparalleled cricketing atmosphere which many have copied but not matched,” Khan added.
WEST INDIES v PAKISTAN SERIES 2013 – GUYANA Guyana National Stadium, Guyana Sunday July 14 – First ODI Tuesday July 16 – Second ODI ST. LUCIA Beausejour Cricket Grounds, St Lucia Friday July 19 – Third ODI Sunday July 21 – Fourth ODI Wednesday July 24 – Fifth ODI ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES Arnos Vale Cricket Ground, St Vincent Saturday July 27 – First Twenty20 International Sunday July 28 – Second Twenty20 International