Pakistan Heading for Taunton in 2016
Somerset supporters have got international cricket to look forward to in 2016 following the announcement that Pakistan will be opening their tour of England with a three day match at the County Ground starting on Sunday July 3rd.
The last time that Pakistan played at the County Ground was in a 50 over one day match in September 2010 which they won by eight runs despite Lewis Gregory claiming four for 49 on his debut.
After their game in Taunton, Pakistan play one more three day match before opening their four match Investec Test Match series at Lord’s on Thursday July 14th.
Chief Executive Guy Lavender said: “This is great news that we will be hosting Pakistan at the County Ground for a three day game in July next year.
“Over the year’s Somerset has gained quite a reputation for the warm welcome and the facilities that it affords touring sides and we all look forward to seeing Pakistan here again next season.”
Further details regarding ticket availability and more information will be announced after the end of the current season.