‘Really big complex endeavor’ says Cricket Australia CEO on Tour of Pakistan


Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive Nick Hockley believed that a tour to Pakistan in 2022 is a big assignment and Australia is ready to tour Pakistan while they are working closely with all security agencies to make sure the security arrangements.

Cricket Australia (CA) Chief Executive Nick Hockley suggested that the tour of Pakistan in 2022 is a big assignment and they are working with all the security agencies to make sure the security arrangements. 

Australia is coming to tour Pakistan after 24 years for all-format series. CA’s security manager has visited Pakistan this month and they were satisfied with the security arrangements. 

Now, Pakistan will have a busy schedule in the upcoming years because they will host the team Australia, New Zealand, and England in the time from March 2022 to April 2023.

“We just had a team go over to Pakistan to do a recce,”

Hockley said while speaking to reporters on the Boxing Day Test between Australia and England at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

“We’re working closely with the PCB, working with all the authorities to make sure that those plans are set. It’s a really big complex endeavor. We’re very committed to touring,”

he added. 

“It’ll be the first time in many, many years, so at the moment we’re going through the post reports of that. But we intend to tour as long as it’s safe to do so.”

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had announced the schedule that the three test match series will be played in Karachi, Rawalpindi, and Lahore. 

The opening game will be played in Karachi on March 3-7, the second one at Rawalpindi on March 12-16, and the last one at Lahore on March 21-25.

The white-ball series will be played in Lahore from March 29 to April 5.