The Australian team will play three Tests, three ODIs and a T20I match in Pakistan and the tour will start with a Test match to be played from March 3 at the National Stadium in Karachi.
This will be the first tour of the Australian team to Pakistan since 1998 where the previous Test series played in the 1990s was won by Australia 0-1 but then due to security issues between the two countries hosted by Pakistan. The series took place at a neutral location.
Todd Greenberg, chief executive of the Australian Cricketers’ Association, told SEN Radio: “I think all the players will go to Pakistan. It will be an important tour in which three Test matches will be played. Want to go through the test process and play in different conditions.
“As Australians we have a responsibility to play the series abroad in the wider interest of the game, we can’t just expect the teams to keep touring Australia and we don’t have to visit their country,” he said. Will
He said Cricket Australia would do everything possible to ensure high quality security for the series.
“We do not want to take any chances and we will do our best to protect the players as well as their families. We will take a very strong team to Pakistan and the players will take advantage of this opportunity,” the chief executive of the association said. Will try
After defeating traditional rivals England 0-4 in the recently concluded Ashes series, Australian cricket officials are now focusing on the tour of Pakistan.
The tour could open the way for league spinner Mitchell Swapson to join the Australian team, which has not yet debuted in the biggest format of the game.