The FTP will now be forwarded to the ICC CEO meeting, to be held in February next year. Once approved in the CEO meeting, the newly developed schedule will be sent to the ICC board meeting for final approval, in June. It is understood that the schedule is unlikely to have any drastic change. The new FTP has been drafted involving the nine teams in the Test championship and 12 teams in the ODI league. The Tigers as per the new FTP are likely to play 45 ODIs. The West Indies will get to play the most ODIs - 62 - followed by India with 61. Australia and Sri Lanka will play 48 ODIs each. New Zealand and South Africa will 45 ODIs each. England will get to play 43 ODIs, Ireland 42, Afghanistan 41, Zimbabwe 40 and Pakistan 38. As far as T20Is are concerned, Bangladesh will get to play 42 matches during the 2019-2023 period. India will get to play the most T20Is - 61 - followed by the West Indies with 56. New Zealand, Ireland, South Africa and Sri Lanka will get 49, 44, 42 and 42 T20Is respectively. Australia and Pakistan will play 38 matches while Afghanistan and Zimbabwe will play 34 and 31 matches respectively.
SL Cricket chief executive Ashley de Silva "our Future Tours Program doesn't include Pak but we'll have a tour there as soon as possible"— Saj Sadiq (@Saj_PakPassion) October 31, 2017