PAK vs AUS: Australia set to Tour Pakistan with full strength squad;
PAK vs AUS: Despite uncertainty surrounding the Sheffield Shield season’s restart. No Australian player has shown a desire to skip the tour of Pakistan, with selectors “way down the track” to finalizing a Test team.
National selector George Bailey said on Tuesday that he believed security plans were “very, very robust and very, very thorough”. After multiple briefings for what would be the first Australian tour of the country since Mark Taylor’s men visited in 1998.
“I believe the boards are still working through some of the minor details around that tour. So once that gets the formal tick of approval then we’ll announce the squad post that. But we’re reasonably well down the track,” Bailey told reporters, as per cricket.com.au.
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“Whether we need to (see any Shield cricket) or not, I’m not entirely sure what opportunity we will get,” he added.
Following the 4-0 thrashing of England in the Ashes series this summer. The Test team will essentially pick itself. Therefore, with the emergence of Scott Boland as a consistent workhorse allowing selectors to rest Jhye Richardson.
The historic Test series will begin in Karachi on March 3rd.
Australia Tour of Pakistan 2022:
March 3-7: First Test, Karachi
March 12-16: Second Test, Rawalpindi
March 21-25: Third Test, Lahore
March 29: First ODI, Lahore
March 31: Second ODI, Lahore
April 2: Third ODI, Lahore
April 5: Only T20, Lahore