The tour — which can be Australia’s first in 24 years — is about to begin and finish in Rawalpindi with the opening Take a look at to be performed from March 4-8 and the 4 white-ball matches to be performed from March 29 to April 5, an announcement from the PCB stated.
Australia final toured Pakistan in 1998 when Mark Taylor’s staff recorded a 1-0 win from the three-Take a look at collection.
The tour will comprise three Checks, three ODIs, and one T20I.
The change within the first Take a look at venue signifies that the second Take a look at can be performed in Karachi from 12-16 March and the third in Lahore from 21-25 March.
“The schedule has been revised to ease logistical and operational challenges in addition to to keep away from Pakistan Day rehearsals, which normally begin in Islamabad within the second week of March,” the assertion stated.
The assertion stated the 2 cricket boards have additionally agreed that the Australia Take a look at facet will full their isolation in Australia, earlier than arriving in Islamabad on 27 February on a chartered flight.
After a one-day room isolation, staff Australia will maintain coaching classes on the Pindi Cricket Stadium, the assertion learn.
Australia’s white-ball gamers are anticipated to reach in Lahore on 24 March following isolation of their dwelling nation.
After a one-day isolation upon arrival, they may combine with different members of the facet and journey to Islamabad for the primary ODI in Rawalpindi on 29 March, the assertion stated,
The Checks can be a part of the ICC World Take a look at Championship, whereas the ODIs are linked to the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup Tremendous League from which the highest eight sides, together with hosts India, will qualify immediately for the 2023 50-over World Cup.
Feb 27 – Arrival in Islamabad
Mar 4-8 – 1st Take a look at, Rawalpindi
Mar 12-16 – 2nd Take a look at, Karachi
Mar 21-25 – third Take a look at, Lahore
Mar 29 – 1st ODI, Rawalpindi
Mar 31 – 2nd ODI, Rawalpindi
April 2 – third ODI, Rawalpindi
Apr 5 – one-off T20I, Rawalpindi
Apr 6 – Departure
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