Afghanistan will host Pakistan in 2023 for an ODI series
KABUL: Afghanistan will host Pakistan for a three-day One-Day International (ODI) series from February to March 2023, according to the Future Tour Programs (FTP) schedule announced by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB).
The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has announced that it will host Pakistan for a three-game ODI series in 2023. ACB has published its official schedule for the next two years, the home series against the best test nations such as Pakistan, West Indies, New Zealand and Australia.
Preliminary dates for Pakistan's tour of Afghanistan are given as February-March 2023, but the series is unlikely to take place during that period due to the Pakistan Super League, which takes place February-March each year.
The dates for the tour have not yet been set and will be announced in good time after the two cricket boards have agreed on an available window for the series. This is the first time that the two neighboring countries have competed against each other in a bilateral series. The series was originally supposed to be played later this year, but could not continue due to logistical problems after the Taliban took over Afghanistan.
Afghanistan will not play any of the friendly matches on home soil. Their two test matches are scheduled in Zimbabwe and one is due to be played in Ireland. Meanwhile, Afghanistan will also tour India for three ODIs in March 2022, while it will host Australia for three T20Is in May-June 2022. Here is Afghanistan's full FTP for 2022-23
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Afghanistan will also play two test series in the next two years. Both series are to be played away against Zimbabwe and Ireland. Afghanistan will also travel to India to play a three-game ODI series in March next year.
In total, Afghanistan will play 37 ODIs, 12 T20Is and 3 tests over the next two years.