(Australian Squad) As Australia is set to play in Pakistan after 24 years, Cricket Australia has announced the Australia squad for the three test match series, the tour to Pakistan will be Australia’s first overseas tour after the 2019 Ashes which was held in England.
the squad announcement comes amidst all the saga going around Justin Langer’s resignation, and this is Australia’s first squad announcement since the departure of their former coach.
Australian fast bowler Josh Hazelwood is making his comeback into the squad, and Scott Boland the star performer of currently held Ashes will also be part of the team, the team will be led by Pat Cummins.
though there were speculations that the big name of the Australian team might opt out of the tour, because of security reasons but the announcement of the squad has put all those speculations to the rest.
Cricket Australia chief selector George Bailey said “his squad covers for all scenarios including the conditions given it has been such a long time since Australia was last in Pakistan, With several sub-continent tours and a one-day World Cup in India on the near horizon, this is a great first-up challenge for the group after the successful home Ashes series.”
Test Series Schedule
Australia is going to play on Pakistan soil after 1998 the tour will be starting with the Test series and the schedule of the test series is as “The first Test will start in Rawalpindi on March 4, with the second meeting slated for Karachi on March 12. Lahore will host the final Test from March 21.”
Pat Cummins, Ashton Agar, Scott Boland, Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Marcus Harris, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh, Michael Neser, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, David Warner