KARACHI: Cricket Australia has said that it is monitoring the situation regarding its scheduled tour to Pakistan early next year.
The Australians are scheduled to tour Pakistan for a full series in February, March next year. The tour, if goes ahead as planned, would be the first by Australians to the country since 1998.
However, the possibility of the tour is now facing uncertainties following withdrawal by New Zealand and England from Pakistan’s tour.
Even Ramiz Raja, the newly elected chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), feared that Australia may follow the footsteps of England and Australia.
When Pakistani media outlet contacted Cricket Australia, the CA spokesman said that they’re monitoring the situation.
“We are monitoring the situation and talk with the relevant authorities once more information becomes known,” responded Cole Hitchcock of Cricket Australia in a short email.