Australian Cricket Team to tour Pakistan in March 2022- Australian team will tour Pakistan for the first time in 24 years. Australia had previously toured Pakistan in 1998–99 when Mark Taylor led them to a 1–0 series win. Now Australia will again play three Tests as part of the World Test Championship in Karachi (3-7 March), Rawalpindi (12-16 March) and Lahore (26-25 March).

Cricket fans are excited to watch this three-match test series. Let’s know the complete details about ‘Australia to tour Pakistan for the first time in 24 years for a limited-overs series in early 2022.

Australia to tour Pakistan for the first time since 1998- Play 3 Tests, 3 ODIs, and 1 T20I from March 2022 

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed the fixtures for Australia’s tour of Pakistan in March-April 2022. In the Australia tour of Pakistan, there will be three tests played as part of the World Test Championship 2021-23. PCB confirmed the fixtures for the historic tour on Monday. This will be the first time since 1998 an Australian side is touring Pakistan. 

The Tests will take place in Karachi (3-7 March), Rawalpindi (12-16 March) and Lahore (21-25 March). At Lahore, there will be four while-ball matches to be played from 29 March to 5 April 2022. 

Their tour of Pakistan was called off by New Zealand and England citing security concerns. A month later, the PCB confirmed the Australian Cricket Team to tour Pakistan in March 2022.

The Tests will be played as part of the ICC World Test Championship, while ODIs will be linked to the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League – a 13-team event with seven top-ranked sides and hosts India, qualify directly for the proper event in 2023.

ICC World Test Championship – Australia vs Pakistan 

First Test- 3 March to 7 March 2022 at Karachi 

Second Test- 12 March to 16 March 2022 at Rawalpindi 

Third Test- 21 March to 25 March 2022 at Lahore 

Australia to tour Pakistan in Early 2022 for Three Tests 

Australia’s gift to Pakistan cricket before the PAK vs AUS semi-final match in the T20 World Cup, a strong series is going to happen after 24 years. Australia Tour of Pakistan has been proposed in March 2002. It is planned to play three Tests, three ODIs and one T20. On this tour, Australia will play Test, ODI and T20 matches with Pakistan in all three formats. The Australia Tour of Pakistan, proposed in March 2002, plans to play three Tests, three ODIs and one T20.

These matches will be played in Karachi, Rawalpindi and Lahore. All three tests will be held in these cities. At the same time, ODI and T20 matches will be played in Lahore only. This will be Australia’s first tour of Pakistan after 24 years. This news has come to the fore before the match between Australia and Pakistan in the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup.

Australia vs Pakistan Test series which starts on 3 March and the Test matches will be part of the World Test Championship. The same ODI series will be played under the Super League of the Men’s Cricket World Cup. The top seven ranked teams in the Super League will get a direct entry into the 2023 World Cup. India is the host of this tournament so it will get direct entry.

Rameez Raja expressed happiness on Australia to tour Pakistan in March 2022 

PCB Chairman Ramiz Raja said that I am delighted to welcome Australia to Pakistan. Rameez Raja, who has played 8 Tests and 18 ODIs against Australia, said that from a personal point of view, it is no end that we will play a three-Test series and there will be many more tours ahead.

“Australia are one of the best playing teams and their coming to us after 24 years and playing here is a special gift for the fans. Similarly, it is a great opportunity for Australian cricketers to play in our famous cities. They will get to see love, respect and good hospitality here”.

T20 WC Semi-Final Schedule- Pak vs Aus Match

Australia went to Pakistan 24 years ago

Australia last toured Pakistan in 1998-99. On this tour, Mark Taylor scored an unbeaten 334 in Peshawar. And Australia won the series 1-0. It was the first Test series win in Pakistan since 1959-60. Although Pakistan has hosted Australia even after 1998, but all these matches took place outside Pakistan. Three of these series took place in UAE while one series was played in England. The last time Pakistan played a series against Australia in the UAE was in 2018-19, in which Pakistan won 1-0.

Full schedule of Australia’s tour of Pakistan in 2022

  • 3-7 March – 1st Test, Karachi
  • 12-16 March – 2nd Test, Rawalpindi
  • 21-25 March – 3rd Test, Lahore
  • 29 March – 1st ODI, Lahore
  • 31 March – 2nd ODI, Lahore
  • 2 April – 3rd ODI, Lahore
  • 5 April – only T20I, Lahore

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Here we are giving information about the Australian Cricket Team to tour Pakistan in March 2022. Pakistan Cricket Board is very happy with this “Australia to tour Pakistan for the first time since 1998”. PCB President Rameez also tweeted that the Australian team will tour Pakistan after 24 years.

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