As per the announced schedule of Pakistan and Ireland series which is being made by the Pakistan Cricket Board recent this month has finalized that Pakistan and Ireland series will be starting from the 17th of the May and will end at the 26th of the May. The series is being planned for the purpose of having a good practice before the Pakistan cricket team will move in to the very crucial ICC Champions Trophy early this June in England. The series is being scheduled to be played in Ireland and Pakistan cricket team will be reach Ireland 2 days before the start of the series. The bilateral series which is being planned between the two nations will comprise of four one day internationals, the series is only containing the One day international as there are no test and neither any T20. The first one day international will be played on the 17th of May that is on Friday where both the teams will get head to head at the Raeburn Palace in Edinburg. The second match between the two nations will be played again at the Raeburn Place in Edinburg on 23rd of May, 2013.
Third encounter between the two cricket playing nations will be held at the Castle Avenue in Dublin on the 23rd May 2013 that will be on Thursday. The fourth and the final match of this series between Ireland and Pakistan will be played on the 26th of May that will be on Sunday again at the same venue which is the Castle Avenue, Dublin. This will complete the bilateral series between the two nations before the start of ICC Champions Trophy.
Pakistan VS Scotland,Ireland 2013 schedule
|May 17||Friday||1st||Scotland Vs Pakistan||Raeburn Place, Edinburgh|
|May 19||Sunday||2nd||Scotland Vs Pakistan||Raeburn Place, Edinburgh|
|May 23||Thursday||3rd||Scotland Vs Pakistan||Castle Avenue, Dublin|
|May 26||Sunday||4th||Scotland Vs Pakistan||Castle Avenue, Dublin|
This series is very much important for both the nations and both the teams will be looking forward to do well in the upcoming series because Pakistan Cricket team did not have a good outing when they visit South Africa where they lost the ODI and Test Series. So Pakistan team will be looking to take good form in the upcoming ICC Champions trophy while on the other Ireland will be very much keen to perform well and make their mark in the international cricket because they are totally out from the ICC Cricket playing nations ranking.