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Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi has announced that West Indies will be touring Pakistan in first week of April instead of March.

West Indies were originally scheduled to visit Pakistan in the last week of March for three-match Twenty 20 International (T20I) series. However, they will now tour the country in April.

Speaking to media at National Stadium Karachi on Monday, the Chairman confirmed that the World T20 Champions will be touring Pakistan after the conclusion of Pakistan Super League (PSL).

Najam Sethi said West Indies will be touring Pakistan in April. They will play three Twent20 Internationals (T20I) on 1st, 2nd and 4th of the month at the Gaddafi Stadium Lahore.”

Replying to a question to organize one of the T20I in Karachi, Sethi said, “the West Indian Cricket board have signed a contract to play three matches in Lahore, but I will try to convince the board to play at least one match in Karachi.”

It is pertinent to mention here that, West Indies were scheduled to visit Pakistan back in October, 2017.

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