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The three-match ODI series runs from March 29 to April 2 and a one-off international Twenty20 tournament takes place on April 5, with the fixtures forming part of Australia’s first tour of Pakistan since 1998.

Last update: 02/22/22 08:39

David Warner will not take part in the series of white ball from Australia to Pakistan

Australia Test captain Pat Cummins and fly-half David Warner have been left out of the squad for a three-game ODI series and a Twenty20 clash against Pakistan next month.

Cummins and Warner, along with bowlers Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Nathan Lyon, have been included in the squad for Australia’s three-Test tour of Pakistan, live on Sky Sportsbut will not be involved after the conclusion of this series.

Fellow limited overs specialist Glenn Maxwell will also skip the white ball series, with the versatile veteran taking time off for his wedding, while Aaron Finch will lead a 16-man limited overs team that includes Test players Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Marnus Labuschagne and Steve Smith.

“We have chosen a talented and versatile team with a number of challenges ahead,” national coach George Bailey said in a statement.

Monty Panesar believes Justin Langer has been 'treated harshly' by Cricket Australia after the coach quit his role with Australia.

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Monty Panesar believes Justin Langer has been ‘treated harshly’ by Cricket Australia after the coach quit his role with Australia.

Monty Panesar believes Justin Langer has been ‘treated harshly’ by Cricket Australia after the coach quit his role with Australia.

“(This includes) the structure of the tour consisting primarily of 50 matches, managing multiple multi-format players over the medium to long term, and our need to gain experience and depth in preparation for two FIFA World Cups. short form over the next 18 months.

“We are confident that the team can both compete successfully on this tour and continue their progress towards these crucial tournaments.”

Bailey was asked if the omission of a large number of their regular players was fitting for the start of the Indian Premier League season, which is set to kick off during Australia’s tour of Pakistan.

While Cummins, Hazelwood and Warner can join their respective IPL squads, other franchise competition regulars like Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Marsh and Sean Abbot won’t be able to join until after the International Twenty20 tournament on April 5.

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“I think so [the IPL] has really been an important tournament for the development and skill development of some of our players, so it’s important not to underestimate that in the future as well,” added Bailey.

Limited Australian Team: Aaron Finch, Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Jason Behrendorff, Alex Carey, Nathan Ellis, Cameron Green, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitchell Marsh, Ben McDermott, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampah.

When is Australia tour Pakistan?

Australia will embark on their first trip to Pakistan since 1998 and the opening Test will begin on March 4 in Rawalpindi, which also hosts the entire white ball leg of the series.

Monty Panesar believes Justin Langer has been 'treated harshly' by Cricket Australia after the coach quit his role with Australia.

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Monty Panesar believes Justin Langer has been ‘treated harshly’ by Cricket Australia after the coach quit his role with Australia.

Monty Panesar believes Justin Langer has been ‘treated harshly’ by Cricket Australia after the coach quit his role with Australia.

Further Test matches are held in Karachi on March 12 and Lahore on March 21, with Rawalpindi then hosting the ODI matches on March 29, March 31 and April 2. The teams then meet for a one-off Twenty20 clash at the same venue on April 5. .

Will Australia share his coaching role?

Cricket Australia chairman Lachie Henderson is ready to split up the role of head coach for his men’s team following the departure of Justin Langer, admitting it was difficult for one person to coach in all formats.

Langer, who guided Australia to their maiden Twenty20 World Cup in November and a 4-0 Ashes triumph over England afterwards, rejected a short-term extension and quit this month.

England's Ollie Pope admits the Ashes series against Australia was brutal but hopes to treat it as a learning experience.

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England’s Ollie Pope admits the Ashes series against Australia was brutal but hopes to treat it as a learning experience.

England’s Ollie Pope admits the Ashes series against Australia was brutal but hopes to treat it as a learning experience.

Andrew McDonald has been appointed on an interim basis ahead of the team’s tour of Pakistan next month and is seen as a favorite for a permanent position.

“I think it’s a very time-consuming role for an individual and maybe a more distributed coaching method is the way of the future,” Henderson said. ABC Radio when asked if CA would consider separate red and white ball coaches.

“We’re going to be installing a single head coach in the near future. How it plays out after that will be a bit dependent on that appointment and their availability and how it works across all forms of the game in what’s going to be really busy 12 to 18 months.”




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