Pakistan cricket team is all set to take on Australia today in a series that is being considered very competitive. Australia is one of the very few countries where Pakistan has yet to win a Test series. The visitors have never won in 11 previous series in Australia. In last three series, Pakistan lost all nine Test matches it has played in Australia.
Pakistan has reached Australia after defeat in two-match Test series against New Zealand. But in a three-day practice match Pakistan played well to down Cricket Australia XI in a day and night match played with pick ball.
Pakistan will play first Test match of the series from Dec 15 in Brisbane which would be played with pick ball under lights. Currently team Australia is not in the best of form, they have lost 3-0 to Sri Lanka in away series and 2-1 to South Africa at home. Considering recent form of Australian team in Test matches, Pakistan has the best chance to down Kangroos in their backward. If we look at Australian squad for the first Test match, most of the players are arguably new with lack of exposure to play at the highest level. Pakistan needs to capitalize, and must plan better strategies to register their first series win in Australia. If Pakistan wins series it will be first Asian team to down Australia in Australia. Great captains of Pakistan remained unable to register series win in Australia but we should be hopeful that Misbah eleven can create history.
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