'England's tour to Pakistan to be held as per schedule'.

LAHORE -- England's tour to Pakistan next month for a three-match Test series is set to be held as per schedule, sources close to the Pakistan Cricket Board told Dawn on Thursday.

England played seven Twenty20 Internationals against the hosts in Lahore and Karachi in September-October this year in what was a successful tour in terms of boosting Pakistan's image as a safe and secure venue for full-fledge international cricket.

An assassination attempt on the country's former prime minister Imran Khan in Wazirabad last week during the his party Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's long march had casted doubts over England's visit for the Test matches.

Though the attack forced PTI to suspend the protest, it...

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