Pakistan to play first day-night Test match against Aussies as CA announces schedule

20 Apr, 2016 10:29 am

SYDNEY (92 News) – Cricket Australia has announced its schedule for the summer of cricket, with Pakistan having its first-ever day-night Test match in Gabba amid uncertainty over whether Adelaide will host a day game or another Test under lights.

The Cricket Australia (CA) confirmed on Wednesday that Australia would play three-Test series against Pakistan.

The Pakistan series will open in Gabba on December 15. Pakistan will play Tests against Australia at the Gabba, from mid-December to the first week of January, the first match of that series set to be a day-night.

CA chief executive James Sutherland said that Pakistan should be applauded for committing to and supporting the day-night Test initiative.

The Australian team will play host to New Zealand for a three-match ODI series beginning on January 13, then Steve Smith’s men will play Pakistan in a five-match ODI series.

 

AUSTRALIA VS PAKISTAN TEST SERIES

Dec 15-19, Brisbane (D/N)

Dec 26-30, Melbourne

Jan 3-7, Sydney


 

 

AUSTRALIA VS PAKISTAN ONE-DAY SERIES

Jan 13, Brisbane

Jan 15, Melbourne

Jan 19, Perth

Jan 22, Sydney

Jan 26, Adelaide




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