New schedule of Pakistan, Australia cricket series released
Revised schedule approved with Australia to play international cricket in Pakistan for the first time since 1998
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Following a meeting of CA's directors at the governing body's Jolimont headquarters on Friday, a revised scheduled for the three-Test, three-ODI and one-T20I tour of Pakistan was given the green light.
“I would like to thank the PCB and both the Pakistan and Australian Governments for ensuring the tour will proceed for the first time in 24 years," said chief executive Nick Hockley.
"This is a historic occasion and important for the global growth and health of the game.
“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.
“We are looking forward to an exciting series between two world-class teams.”
Australia last toured Pakistan in 1998 when Mark Taylor's team recorded a 1-0 win from the three-Test series
Revised Pakistan tour dates:
March 4-8: 1st Test, Rawalpindi
March 12-16: 2nd Test, Karachi
March 21-25: 3rd Test, Lahore
ODI matches schedule
March 29: 1st ODI, Rawalpindi
March 31: 2nd ODI, Rawalpindi
April 2: 3rd ODI, Rawalpindi
T20 match schedule
April 5: T20I, Rawalpindi