The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said they are determined to provide foolproof security to the Zimbabwe side but that does not mean that fans won't be allowed inside Gaddafi stadium for the upcoming limited over series.
Pakistan on Thursday announced the itinerary for Zimbabwe`s proposed tour next month where they are set to become the first Test playing nation to visit the militancy-hit South Asian country in six years.
Pakistan's embattled head coach Waqar Younis has made it clear that he has no intentions of stepping down from his post in the wake of the team's abject surrender in the limited over series in Bangladesh.
Pakistan's legendary cricketer- turned-politician, Imran Khan faced criticism after calling for an overhaul in the cricket structure in a series of tweets at a time when some 45 people have been killed due to heavy rains in the Khyber Pakhtunkhawa province.
Fed up with the spate of defeats in Bangladesh, Pakistan's head coach Waqar Younis and his deputy Mushtaq Ahmed have had a heart-to-heart to talk with the players and asked them whether they were satisfied with their coaching methods.
The Zimbabwe cricket union has managed to convince its players to tour Pakistan for the one-off limited overs series in May but have asked the Pakistan Cricket Board for special financial incentives for their players as well.
Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq and a few other senior players have told the Pakistan Cricket Board to increase their match fees for all three formats in the new central contracts, to be issued by the board for the year 2015.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) aims to sell off its affiliated regional teams to sponsors in a bid to improve its much maligned domestic structure and offer better pay incentives to domestic players.
The PCB is planning to plead the case of banned cricketer Salman Butt with the International Cricket Council. Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan said in an interview that the former Test captain, who is serving a five-year ban for spot fixing, had shown willingness to meet all the requirements before the Board can plead his case with the ICC for some relaxation.