PCB recalls players from England and West Indies

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Ten CPL players would be affected including some with Guyana's Amazon Warriors.

In a statement issued on Friday, the board said that the centrally contracted players were given permission to participate in the CPL and English county season on the condition that they would be recalled if the ICC World- XI series took place mid-September.

Pakistan are eager to organise a three-match T20 series against World XI in a bid to bring back cricket in their country post the infamous terror attacks on touring Sri Lanka side in 2009.

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The decision was taken owing to the late finalisation and rescheduling of the ICC World- XI series, which will be played in mid-September.

ESPN said that the World XI's visit - subject to security clearance - was originally scheduled for the last week of September but it has been brought forward to between September 10 and 16. "We hope to bring a World XI for a three-match Twenty20 series and the next two to three months will bring more good news".

Pakistan registered a moral victory over neighbours India on Sunday after forcing the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) to move the U-19 Asia Cup out of Bengaluru to Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur.

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According to the release, the series was set to conclude in the final week of September, but constituency elections slated for September 17 and Pakistan's upcoming series against Sri Lanka in UAE starting September 24 forced the ICC to change the dates of the World XI series. Amid this tight schedule, the PCB announced a National T20 Championship running from August 25 to September 10.

The tournament will feature eight teams, with four - Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka - qualifying automatically.

Players either in Caribbean Premier League (CPL) or English country have been recalled to fulfill their domestic commitments.

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