Australian and Pakistan cricket boards have confirmed that a full bilateral series between the two countries will take place in Australia during December 2016 and January 2017 which will include atleast 3 test matches, 5 one day internationals and a one off Twenty20 game. PCB also confirm that one test match will be played under lights and pink ball will be used.
Tour Dates & Venues: The tour dates are yet to be announced but both “Cricket Australia” and PCB has confirmed the tour. Venues and the dates will be announced after Australian board completely book their 2016-17 home schedule where South Africa is also traveling to Australia. Pakistan will play two test matches against New Zealand before they visit AUstralia for a long tour with all three format games are scheduled.
One Day Tri-Series ? Australia board has put a proposal for a tri-series where Pakistan and West Indies are invited. If both boards agree, the 5 one days matches schedule to take place between Pakistan and Australia will be replaced with the tri-series where all three teams will play four matches.
Pakistan Tour Of Australia
MATCHES DATES VENUE
1st Test Match 15 December 2016 TBA
2nd Test Match 26 December 2016 TBA
3rd Test Match 03 January 2017 TBA
1st ODI 13 January TBA
2nd ODI 15 January TBA
3rd ODI 17 January TBA
4th ODI 19 January TBA
5th ODI 22 January TBA
Only Twenty20 26 January TBA