Tour to Pakistan is a 'big complex endeavour': Cricket Australia CEO

CA Chief Executive Nick Hockley says board is working with all the stakeholders to make the tour possible

By Web Desk
December 26, 2021
Nick Hockley — Cricket Australia

Cricket Australia (CA) Chief Executive Nick Hockley said that Australia's 2022 tour to Pakistan is a "big complex endeavour" but they are working with all the stakeholders to make the tour possible.

Hockley, according to Cricket Pakistan, said: "We just had a team go over to Pakistan to do a recce."

"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 endeavour. We’re very committed to touring," he added.

Hockley elaborated: "It'll be the first time in many, many years, so at the moment we're going through the post reports of that. But it's absolutely our intention to tour as long as it's safe to do so."

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on 8 November announced details of Australia’s first tour of Pakistan since 1998, which will take place in March and April 2022, and comprise three Tests, three ODIs, and one T20I.

The PCB has already revealed the schedule of Australia's tour of Pakistan.

3-7 Mar – 1st Test, Karachi

12-16 Mar – 2nd Test, Rawalpindi

21-25 Mar – 3rd Test, Lahore

29 Mar – 1st ODI, Lahore

31 Mar – 2nd ODI, Lahore

2 Apr – 3rd ODI, Lahore

5 Apr – only T20I, Lahore