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The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has released a list of its international commitments for the next seven years with no home or away series scheduled against Bangladesh until September 2009.
According to the schedule published in the PCB playing handbook for 2004 and 2005, Pakistan has a number of series against India lined up till 2011.
For example, in January 2006 India is scheduled to visit Pakistan followed by Pakistan tours to Sri Lanka in March and then to England in July. Pakistan would also be playing in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy in September 2006 in India before hosting Zimbabwe (Sept-Oct) and the West Indies (Nov-Dec) at home.
In 2005 the international commitments are Pakistans tour to India in February-March and then the tour to the West Indies in May-June. In November and December Pakistan is scheduled to host England but the Board is also trying to host the next edition of the Asia Cup before the England series instead of sometime in 2006.
In 2007, Pakistan will be touring South Africa before playing in the ICC World Cup in April in the West Indies.
It then goes to Zimbabwe in September 2007. While in October and November Pakistan will host South Africans whose last Test tour was in 2003.
In 2008, Pakistan will host Australia in February and in October the New Zealanders. While in November and December it pays return visits to both countries in the year. In 2009, India are scheduled to tour Pakistan in March followed by Bangladesh in September and England in November.
While in 2010 Pakistan face a hectic schedule with a tour to Bangladesh lined up in January and then a home series against Sri Lanka in February-March.
Pakistan then go to the West Indies in April and to Sri Lanka in August with Zimbabwe touring in November and Pakistan then going to South Africa in December. In 2011 Pakistan tour India in January and February and Sri Lanka tour Pakistan in March.