Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials welcomed the team at the airport. Players of the Zimbabwe team will spend their first week (Oct 21 to Oct 27) in quarantine in Islamabad.

According to former cricketer Qamar Ahmed, reported by Anadolu News Agency, “Zimbabwe cricket team’s visit to Pakistan is part of an ongoing campaign of the PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board) to lure international teams to the country to prove to the cricketing world that Pakistan is now a safe place to visit and participate in sports”

Pakistan face Zimbabwe in three One-day Internationals all matches being staged in Rawalpindi from Oct 30 followed by as many T20 Internationals in Lahore from Nov 7 to 10.

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