Australia Tour of Pakistan 2022 | 1st Test Match Preview | Pakistan vs Australia

Australian Cricket Team arrived in Pakistan on 27th Feb 2022. This tour of the Australian Team is historic because they are touring Pakistan for the first time after 1998.

You can watch Pakistan vs Australia Live here:

The first match between both teams will be played on the 4th of March 2022, in Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium.

Now, let’s take a look at Squads and Possible Playing XI’s of both teams.

Head-to-Head Record Pakistan vs Australia in Test Matches:

Total Matches Played: 66

Won by Australia: 33

Won by Pakistan: 15

Drawn: 18

Team Squads (Pakistan vs Australia 1st Test):

Pakistan:

Babar Azam (C), Mohammad Rizwan (VC), Abdullah Shafique, Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, Zahid Mahmood, and Naseem Shah

Australia:

 Pat Cummins (c), David Warner, Marcus Harris, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith (VC), Travis Head, Cameron Green, Alex Carey, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood, Ashton Agar, Scott Boland, Josh Inglis, Usman Khawaja, Mitchell Marsh, Michael Neser, Mitchell Swepson

Possible Playing XI’s:

For Pakistan:

  1. Babar Azam
  2. Mohammad Rizwan
  3. Abdullah Shafique
  4. Shan Masood
  5. Azhar ali
  6. Fawad Alam
  7. Iftikhar Ahmad
  8. Sajid Khan
  9. Mohammad Wasim Jnr
  10. Shaheen Shah Afridi
  11. Naseem Shah

For Australia:

  1. Pat Cummins
  2. Steve Smith
  3. David Warner
  4. Marnus Labushagne
  5. Travis Head
  6. Alex Carey
  7. Mitchel Starc
  8. Usman Khawaja
  9. Nathan Lyon
  10. Josh Hazlewood
  11. M Marsh

Overview:

This historic tour of Australia is of great importance for both teams.

This Test Series has great importance in terms of ICC TEST CHAMPIONSHIP AND ICC TEST RANKINGS.

Because two test series will start on the same day on 4th March 2022.

One is, Pakistan vs Australia and the other is, India vs Srilanka.

If Pakistan wins this series by a margin of 1 match, it can jump to the 5th Position from the current 6th position, and at the same time, they can jump to the top of the table in ICC TEST CHAMPIONSHIP 2021-2023.

And, if they win by a margin of 2 matches, they can jump to 4th position in ICC Rankings which means, this series is really important in terms of Test Rankings and ICC Test Championship.

As looking on the Squad, both teams are looking really great and we can’t say, which team is gonna win but we can say that it’s gonna be a great challenge for both the teams and we will witness some amazing Cricket.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.