The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has confirmed that their national cricket team will arrive in Pakistan on September 15 to play seven T20 International matches, The News reported.

The guests will stay in Pakistan for 17 days. Matches will take place between September 15-October 2. Then they will leave for Australia to take part in the T20 World Cup, which will take place in Australia.

England cricket team is visiting Pakistan after 17 years.

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ECB wanted to play all seven matches at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium. However, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) wants to host these matches in Lahore, Karachi, or Multan as the stadiums have the capacity to accommodate more spectators. The dates and venues of all these matches are not yet decided.

England will also face Pakistan in a three-match Test series.