15/08/2022

Pat Cummins is set for his first away tour as Australian captain. Image: cricket.com.au

The men's tour of Pakistan has been given the green light by Cricket Australia, the 24-year first to begin in March.

Cricket Australia has confirmed that the men’s tour of Pakistan has been endorsed by its board, and will begin in March.

The tour, which will be Australia’s first to Pakistan since 1998, will be headlined by a three-test series, with three one-day internationals and a sole T20 international also set to take place.

Cricket Australia CEO Nick Hockley extended his gratitude to the Pakistan Cricket Board, and the Australian and Pakistani governments, for their efforts in facilitating the tour.

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“I would also like to thank the Australian Cricketers’ Association and the players, coaches, support teams, staff and security experts for their collaboration in the planning for the tour,” Hockley said.

“This is a historic occasion and important for the global growth and health of the game.”

The fixture for the series has received a slight adjustment, with an updated schedule provided, while CA says squads for the tour will be announced in the coming days.

Australia Men’s Tour of Pakistan: Fixtures

Test Series:

March 4-8: 1st Test, Rawalpindi   
March 12-16: 2nd Test, Karachi                  
March 21-25: 3rd Test, Lahore

One-Day Internationals:

March 29: 1st ODI, Rawalpindi
March 31: 2nd ODI, Rawalpindi
April 2: 3rd ODI, Rawalpindi

T20 International:

April 5: T20I, Rawalpindi

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