The 100th delegation of the Australian Cricket Board has arrived in Pakistan for the Pak-Australia series. Australian cricket team releases tour schedule after 23 years. According to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), the Australian will visit Pakistan in March and April next year after 1998. The Australian team will play three Tests, three ODIs, and a T20 International during the tour.
Pak-Australia series | The 100th delegation of Australian Cricket Board arrived in Pakistan
Acknowledging Pakistan’s efforts to revive international cricket, Ken Williamson said that Pakistanis are frustrated. Pakistan is a good place to play cricket. I hope there will be more cricket. It is to be noted that the first match of the three-match ODI series between Pakistan and New Zealand was scheduled to start at 2.30 pm today at Rawalpindi Stadium. Pakistan was ready to host the New Zealand team on its soil after 18 years.
The Australian team will start the series with regular Test matches. The first Test will be played on March 3 in Karachi, the second on March 12 to 16 in Rawalpindi, and the third on March 21 to 25 in Lahore. A security delegation of the Australian Cricket Board visited the National Stadium Karachi. The delegation includes three Australian and security experts Rig Dixon. The visiting security delegation will review the arrangements at the National Stadium during its visit to Karachi. After which it will visit Lahore and Rawalpindi in the second phase. On the other hand, various meetings of the security delegation are scheduled in Karachi.
It should be noted that the Australian cricket team is scheduled to visit Pakistan in March-April next year, subject to a security report. The visiting security delegation will present its report to the Australian Cricket Board. Earlier, during the T20 World Cup, the Australian board had announced that the team would visit Pakistan next year to play a series consisting of three Tests, three ODIs, and a T20 International. So, the Australian team last visited Pakistan in 1998.