National Test cricketer Azhar Ali has said that the tour of West Indies has always been challenging.
Azhar Ali said in a statement that West Indies are not easy rivals at home.
He said that the National High Performance Center has done good planning with the coaches.
The national Test cricketer further said that he has tried his best to increase the stamina of playing long innings.
The national cricket team will visit the West Indies from July 21 to August 24.
According to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), five T20 and two Test matches will be played in the tour. Two T20 matches have been increased by reducing one Test in the series.
The PCB says the 5 T20 matches will be played at 2 venues in Barbados and Guyana.
The two T20 matches will be played in Barbados on July 27 and 28, while the T20 matches will be played in Guyana on July 31, August 1 and August 3.
The two-day practice match before the Test series will take place in Guyana, with the first Test in Jamaica starting on August 12 and the second on August 20.