Australia’s white-ball squad reaches Pakistan for historic series

LAHORE: A 14-members Australian white-ball squad has reached Pakistan after a gap of 24 years, for the historic series, which will roll into action on March 29 at Gaddafi Stadium.

Australia’s white-ball squad, which reached Pakistan via a chartered flight last night will undergo on-arrival COVID-19 testing and also mandatory three-day room isolation.

The squad will then be able to integrate with the Test-squad after the completion of their isolation period and will start training on March 27.

Australia’s white-ball captain Aaron Finch, alongside Adam Zampa, Marcus Stonis, Sean Abbott, Ben McDermott, Jason Behrendroff, and other squad members landed in the country for their first away series here.

The white-ball squad received a warm welcome from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials upon their arrival in the country for the first time.

It is pertinent to mention here that the PCB shifted the white-ball series to Lahore following the political tensions in Rawalpindi. The ODI series will roll into action on March 29.

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