Coronavirus pandemic: Pakistan, Bangladesh boards postpone ODI series, Karachi Test amid COVID-19 concerns

Bangladesh were due to arrive in Karachi on 29 March to play an ODI on 1 April and the second ICC World Test Championship Test from 9-5 April.

Press Trust of India March 16, 2020 13:10:49 IST
Coronavirus pandemic: Pakistan, Bangladesh boards postpone ODI series, Karachi Test amid COVID-19 concerns

The Pakistan and Bangladesh cricket boards on Monday decided to postpone the upcoming One-Day International and Test in Karachi indefinitely amid the COVID-19 pandemic which has derailed sporting calendars globally.

Coronavirus pandemic Pakistan Bangladesh boards postpone ODI series Karachi Test amid COVID19 concerns

Pakistan won the first Test of the two-match series, played in February. AP

Bangladesh were due to arrive in Karachi on 29 March to play an ODI on 1 April and the second ICC World Test Championship Test from 9-5 April.

"The two boards will now work together to identify a future opportunity to complete the ICC World Test Championship commitment," the PCB said in a statement.

The first Test of the series was played in Rawalpindi from 7-10 February, which Pakistan won by an innings and 44 runs.

The PCB has also indefinitely postponed the Pakistan Cup one-day tournament, which was scheduled to start from 24 March.

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