India to host Pakistan for a cricket series in 2012

Updated: 29 June 2011 20:14 IST

India will host Pakistan for three Tests and five One-Day Internationals in March-April 2012 for the first time since 2007, according to the Future Tours Programme (FTP) of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Mumbai:

India will host Pakistan for three Tests and five One-Day Internationals in March-April 2012 for the first time since 2007, according to the Future Tours Programme (FTP) of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

The details of the tour are yet to be finalised as it is subject to government clearance. The tour will be preceded by India's three-month tour to Australia, from December, during which they will play four Tests and 8-11 ODIs.

India will also play five ODIs and a Twenty20 against England in October. The English team will arrive in Hyderabad on October 4 and will play two warm-up matches on Oct 8 and 11.

The first ODI against England will be held in Hyderabad on Oct 14 while the second will be held in Delhi on Oct 17. Mohali will host the third ODI (Oct 20) while the fourth match is slated for Mumbai for Oct 26. Kolkata will host the fifth ODI (Oct 26) and the only Twenty20 (Oct 29).

Topics : Cricket India Pakistan
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