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PAKvsAUS: Australian cricket team reaches Pakistan for first tour in 24 years

Australia last played on Pakistan soil in 1998

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Australian cricket team reaches Pakistan for the first tour in 24 years!

The Australian cricket team has reached Pakistan Sunday night for a historic tour.

The Aussie squad headed by skipper Patrick James Cummins will take on Green Shirts in three Test matches, the same number of ODIs and one T20.

The first match of the Test series will begin on March 4 in Rawalpindi. 

The tour will progress with Tests in Karachi and Lahore before three ODIs and a single T20, all in Rawalpindi.

Australia last played on Pakistan soil in 1998, winning the three-Test series 1-0 and blanking the hosts in the three one-day internationals.

The Australian squad includes:

Pat Cummins (c), Steve Smith (vc), Marnus Labuschagne, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Marsh, Usman Khawaja, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Starc, and others.

Test schedule:

March 4-8 — First Test, Rawalpindi

March 12-16 — Second Test, Karachi

March 21-25 — Third Test, Lahore

The cricket fans are equally excited for the much anticipated Pak vs Aus series.

 

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.