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Players Cricket Team Players Reported Safe After Earthquake in Jamaica

Players Cricket Team Players Reported Safe After Earthquake in Jamaica
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Players from the Pakistan Cricket Team were reported to be safe after an earthquake hit Jamaica on Saturday. The side is in the Caribbean shores to play a series of two Test matches and four T20Is. The first Test is already underway in Jamaica with the second Test also scheduled to be played there. 

In a tweet, the Pakistan Cricket Board said that all their players were safe after the earthquake hit Jamaica. It was reported that the registered magnitude of Richter scale was 7.2.

“Thankfully, our men’s side are safe and sound after this morning’s earthquake in Jamaica and are ready for the third day of the ongoing Test, which will start on time” wrote PCB on its Twitter handle.

The first Test between the two sides is already underway in Jamaica. West Indies were bowled out for 253 in their first innings and Pakistan in pursuit of that total have already lost a wicket on the third day. 

Pakistan Cricket Team To Host England

 Meanwhile, the England cricket team will tour Pakistan before the T20 World Cup in October-November in the UAE. On Friday, August 12, Pakistan Cricket Board ( PCB) has announced that they will host England’s men’s and women’s teams for the limited-overs series. Notably, this will be England’s first tour of Pakistan since 2005-06 which was filled with 3 Test games and 5, ODIs.

The teams are expected to reach Islamabad on October 9. Also, they are scheduled to play two T20Is each. The men’s team will leave for UAE after the series. However, the women’s team will stay back there to play the three-match ODI series.

We are delighted to welcome both the England men’s team for what will be their first tour to Pakistan since 2005 and the England women’s team, who will be touring Pakistan for the first time. Both are additional tours with England men’s side scheduled to return to Pakistan in the last quarter of 2022 for white-ball and ICC World Test Championship fixtures,” PCB Chief Executive Wasim Khan said.

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