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Australia refused to play cricket in Pakistan.

According to Australian media, Australia has refused to play in Pakistan.
Cricket Australia has informed Pakistan Cricket Board on its side that it is not possible to visit Pakistan.

After Australia’s refusal, all the five-one-day matches between Pakistan and Australia will now be in the UAE.

It is clear that the Pakistan Cricket Board had proposed to play two one day matches in Karachi or Lahore during the tour of Australia when the remaining matches of the series were to be held in the UAE, Australia did not visit Pakistan since 1998.

Despite the Australian media claim that the Australian cricket team will not play One Day International matches in Pakistan in March, Pakistan Cricket Board still hopes that Australia will send its security team to Pakistan and its cricket team will come to Karachi for at least two matches.

Despite the fast-growing security situation in Pakistan, Cricket Australia refused to send their team to Pakistan.

On January 7, PCB wrote to Australian Cricket Board to send their security team to Pakistan to review the security of Pakistan. The PCB is still waiting for the Australian response.

The PCB spokesperson said on Sunday that unless the Cricket Australia did not respond to us, there are still some possibilities for PCB that the Australian team will visit Pakistan.

Australian media claims that team Australia has refused to play in Pakistan.

After the attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore in 2009, foreign teams are avoiding to play in Pakistan.
Cricket Australia has informed Pakistan Cricket Board by its decision, saying that it is not possible to visit Pakistan even in the future.

After Australia’s refusal, all the five-one-day matches between Pakistan and Australia will now be in the United Arab Emirates.

It is clear that the Pakistan Cricket Board had proposed to play two-day cricket in Karachi during Australia while the remaining matches of the series were to be held in the United Arab Emirates.

Australia has not visited Pakistan since 1998. New Zealand cricket has refused to send its team to Pakistan before it.
Last year, West Indies team played a one-day series in Karachi in April.

Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, and World XI teams have visited Pakistan after the attack on Sri Lankan team.
Pakistan Super League matches have also been held in Karachi and Lahore from the past two years.

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