LAHORE: Zimbabwe security team clears the Pakistan tour, will be the first Test-playing nation to tour Pakistan since the 2009 terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore.
Alistair Campbell, Zimbabwe Cricket’s (ZC) managing director headed a security delegation to Pakistan to assess the security situation in Lahore on Wednesday and expressed satisfied over the arrangements in place by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
“Zimbabwe has succeeded in reviving international cricket in Pakistan,” said Campbell, adding that “we are touring Pakistan as a measure of establishing bilateral relations between us and them.”
“We start here in Lahore and will hopefully come back again and play in other cities as well. We hope to build good relations with Pakistan,” said Campbell.
All three One-Day Internationals and two Twenty20 Internationals will take place at the Qaddafi Stadium in Lahore.
Zimbabwe Cricket Chairman Wilson Manase had already confirmed the tour on April 30.