Australia worked extremely hard to clinch a 4-wicket win in the 1st ODI at Sharjah despite asked to chase a low target of 199. That was because of incredible bowling spells from Saeed Ajmal (10-0-30-3) and Mohammad Hafeez (10-1-29-2).
The first of the three ODIs between Pakistan and Australia for the Bank Alfalah presents Cool & Cool Cup 2012 will begin tomorrow evening at Sharjah. The match is scheduled to begin at 6:00 PM local and will go on beyond midnight.
Australia has named the uncapped Glenn Maxwell in its squads to face Pakistan in next month Series in the UAE. The 23-year-old Glenn Maxwell is an all-rounder, who strikes the ball very hard and chips in with handy off-breaks.
The ICC has approved a proposed bilateral Twenty20 Series between Pakistan and Australia. The two teams are likely to play as many as 6 Twenty20 Internationals in the Series which is likely to be played in the period between August 22 and September 10.