Pakistan Cricket Board(PCB) on Sunday, February 10 announced the schedule of their upcoming five-match ODI series against the visiting Australians.
Sharjah, Abu Dhabi and Dubai will host these matches to be played between 22 March and 31 March as the two sides look to fine-tune their preparations for this year's ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales.
No.5 ranked Pakistan will arrive into this encounter after a 3-2 series loss in South Africa, while Australia strives to jump ahead from their sixth position after having gone down 2-1 on home shores versus India.
"Australia are the world champions and this series will provide the Pakistan cricket team with an opportunity to assess their World Cup preparations," PCB director of cricket Zakir Khan said.
1st ODI- 22 March, Sharjah
2nd ODI- 24 March, Sharjah
3rd ODI- 27 March, Abu Dhabi
4th ODI- 29 March, Dubai
5th ODI- 31 March, Dubai
(Inputs from ICC)