Australian team visited Pakistan after almost 24 years.


 

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Australian team visited Pakistan after almost 24 years.

The current Australia team is visiting Pakistan after almost 24 years. On their arrival in Islamabad, the visiting team players must have felt like arriving in Wonderland.

The players of the Australian were taken to the Hotel from the airport surrounded by thousands of security officials. The security was tightened than visiting the head of a state.

Do you know when the Australian team last time visited Pakistan?

Australia’s team's previous tour to Pakistan was in 1998. In these two decades, Australia stayed away from touring Pakistan due to security fears. Australia will be the first team among top teams to come to Pakistan for full series.

Both teams have a strong combination in their squad. Pakistan will have a home and friendly pitch advantages.

Tour of New Zealand

Last year, New Zealand left the tour after visiting Pakistan due to suspected orally threats from unknown sources. However, New Zealand will play 10 white-ball matches in April 2023.

Squads:

Pakistan:

 Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (VC), Abdullah Shafique, Azhar Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, Zahid Mahmood. Reserves: Naseem Shah, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Mohammad Haris

Australia:

 Test Squad: Pat Cummins (c), Ashton Agar, Scott Boland, Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Marcus Harris, Josh Hazelwood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh, Steve Smith (VC), Mitchell Starc, Mark Steketee, Mitchell Swepson, David Warner. On standby: Sean Abbott, Brendan Doggett, Nic Maddinson, Matthew Renshaw

ODI and T20 Squad:

Aaron Finch (c), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Jason Behrend Orff, Alex Carey, Nathan Ellis, Cameron Green, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitchell Marsh, Ben McDermott, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampa

Schedule

4-8 March – 1st Test, Rawalpindi (Draw)
12-16 March – 2nd Test, Karachi
21-25 March – 3rd Test, Lahore
29 March – 1st ODI, Rawalpindi
31 March – 2nd ODI, Rawalpindi
2 April – 3rd ODI, Rawalpindi
5 April – one-off T20I, Rawalpindi

 

An online threat pointed to the wife of Australian allrounder Ashton Agar has been investigated by government security agencies. Madeline Agar received a disturbing message on Instagram, warning her about her husband’s safety during Australia’s first tour of Pakistan in 24 years.

 

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