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Historic meeting agreed: Ireland Cricket Team to tour Pakistan in 2025

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This historic tour signifies a new chapter in cricket relations between Ireland and Pakistan.

Get ready for a landmark moment in cricket history! The Ireland men’s cricket team is set to embark on their first-ever tour of Pakistan in 2025.

Pakistan vs Ireland series confirmed

Cricket Ireland officially announced the historic tour on Monday. While specific details like match schedules and venues are still being finalized, the tour is provisionally set for August/September next year.

This exciting development comes after fruitful discussions between Cricket Ireland Chair Brian MacNeice and PCB Chair Mohsin Naqvi.

Long-awaited Ireland Tour to Pakistan

MacNeice expressed his delight at this agreement, highlighting the strong relationship between the two cricket boards. “We are delighted…and had a very productive meeting,” he said, emphasizing the significance of the PCB chairman’s visit to Ireland.

Discussions weren’t limited to this historic men’s tour; potential future fixtures for women’s and Wolves teams were also explored.

PCB building on existing bonds

This upcoming tour marks another milestone in the longstanding cricketing friendship between Ireland and Pakistan. Their cricketing ties date back to their first encounter in Dublin way back in 1962.

Furthermore, Pakistan holds a special place in Irish cricket history, having been their opponent for both the inaugural men’s and women’s Test matches.

Ireland looking forward to memorable Pakistan tour

MacNeice expressed his appreciation for the ongoing series in Dublin, currently tied at 1-1, with the final match scheduled for Tuesday. He also acknowledged the warm hospitality shown by the Pakistani team throughout their visit. “We very much look forward to the deciding game…and of course our meeting in the T20 World Cup next month,” he said.

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Bright future for Cricket relations

This historic tour signifies a new chapter in cricket relations between Ireland and Pakistan. Cricket Ireland extended their gratitude to the PCB for their continued friendship and support. With this exciting development, cricket fans can look forward to a landmark occasion in 2025.

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