Thursday, July 5, 2012

Pakistan announce for Australia series Schedules

KARACHI - Pakistan will host Australia in 3 ODI cricket matches and 3 Twenty20 games in its home series in the United Arab Emirates from August 28 to September 10, the Pakistan Cricket Board said on Thursday.

Australia had expressed concern about playing ODI match in the heat of the UAE and the matches would start late in the day, when the weather was cooler, the board said.
Pakistan has been forced to organize one more home series in the UAE after Australia refused to tour Pakistan because of security concerns.

The PCB had at first planned the series in Sri Lanka but the Sri Lankans withdraw their offer due to their premier league match being held in August.

Since 2009, when militant attacked the Sri Lanka team test-playing nations have refused to tour Pakistan.

Pakistan Vs Australia series Schedules

Three ODI Matches

1st one-day August 28 - Sharjah

2nd one-day August 31 - Abu Dhabi

3rd one-day September 3 – Sharjah

ThreeTwenty20 Matches

1st Twenty20 September 5 - Dubai

2nd Twenty20 September 7 - Dubai

3rd Twenty20 September 10 - Dubai

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