Daily Mail UK – ISLAMABAD (AP) – Pakistan will host the five-match ODI series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates next month after Cricket Australia sought more time to assess the security situation in the country.

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  • ISLAMABAD (AP) – Pakistan will host the five-match ODI series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates next month after Cricket Australia sought more time to assess the security situation in the country.
  • The PCB was hoping that it could convince Australia to play a few matches of the ODI series in Pakistan, but now they will all be played in Sharjah, Abu Dhabi and Dubai from March 22-31.
  • Last year, the PCB hosted an incident-free Twenty20 series against the West Indies and some Pakistan Super League matches.
  • “The PCB was optimistic that it will be able to convince Cricket Australia to send its side (to Pakistan) for some matches,” PCB’s director international cricket, Zakir Khan, said in a statement on Sunday.
  • The series was followed by a Twenty20 between Sri Lanka and Pakistan before Karachi hosted the West Indies in April last year.


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