:: Peoples Time Online ::
Since the terrorist attacks on Sri Lanka cricket team in Lahore seven years ago, international cricket matches were closed in Pakistan’s ground. In the latest 2015 Zimbabwe cricket team agreed to play a series in Pakistan in a harsh security. Australia can play in Pakistan after a long break.
The 2019 Cricket World Cup will be held in England in May next year. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is going to offer Cricket Australia to play an ODI series in Pakistan before this World Cup.
Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ihsan Mani said that the five-match ODI series will be held in March and April in the United Arab Emirates. However, PCB has the desire to hold two series in Pakistan on Pakistan soil. That is why they suggested Australia to be the reason why the PCB chairman said.
Meanwhile, the PCB sources said that Pakistan, who are ready to play in the series with Pakistan, had recently met the World Cup. As a result, preparations for the World Cup will also be good.
According to PCB sources, because we are giving hospitality to the Australians, we told them to play two matches in Pakistan. This process is still running, nothing has been finalized yet.
Another source said that Pakistan and Australia are scheduled to play five one-day internationals on England soil before the World Cup.
Note that Australia has not played a series in Pakistan since 1998.