September 30, 1999

Pakistan to tour West Indies next year

Karachi, Sept 29: Pakistan will play a three-nation one-day tournament in the West Indies followed up by a three-Test series against the host country.

West Indies and Zimbabwe will be the other two teams in the tournament that will run between April 1 and 19.

The tournament will be contested on double-league while the final will be on best-of-three.

After the April 19 third final, Pakistan will play a three-dayer against the West Indies Under-23 at Guyana between April 22 and 24.

The Test series will start from April 28 at Guyana.

The following is the itinerary:

APRIL 1: Zimbabwe v West Indies at Jamaica

APRIL 2: Zimbabwe v West India at Jamaica

APRIL 5: Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Antigua

APRIL 8: Pakistan v West Indies at Grenada

APRIL 9: Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Grenada

APRIL 12: Pakistan v West Indies at St Vincent

APRIL 15: first final at Trinidad

APRIL 16: second final at Trinidad

APRIL 19: third final at Barbados


APRIL 22-24: 3-dayer v West Indies U-23, Guyana

APRIL 28-MAY 2: first Test at Guyana

MAY 5-8: 4-dayer v West Indies A at Barbados

MAY 11-15: second Test at Barbados

MAY 19-23: third Test at Antigua