CEO, PCB Wasim Khan clarified if Pakistan will play 5 Tests in England this year or not after media rumors suggested that the West Indies is unwilling to tour the English shores owing to the COVID-19. So, here is a look at what he had to say.
Possibility Of A Change In Schedule
While talking to Daily Express, the 49 year old said, “West Indies have their reservations on touring England at this time due to the coronavirus situation there. Hence, there can be some changes in the schedule.”
Quashes Media Rumors
While quashing rumors and explaining that no talks on the possible change of itinerary had taken place yet, Wasim further added, “These days, every British newspaper is running their own story on the future of English cricket summer this year. However, the real facts regarding the series will come forward only after the meeting on 18 May.”
Misbah-ul-Haq, Azhar Ali And Babar Azam To Be Consulted
While concluding the conversation Wasim also said, “Head Coach-cum-chief selector Misbahul Haq, Test captain Azhar Ali and T20I captain Babar Azam will also be briefed about the proposal and their opinions will also be considered. The PCB will arrive at a final decision after taking all the stakeholders into confidence.”