Host Pakistan will be looking to start their home season on a positive note when they take on Australia in the three match Test series, starting from 4th March at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium.
The host have suffered a setback of sorts as pacer Hasan Ali and all-rounder Faheem Ashraf have been ruled out of the Test series due to injuries. Haris Rauf has been contracted covid-19 and will miss the opening Test against Australia. Zahid Mahmood, Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Wasim Jnr. and Iftikhar Ahmad are four uncapped players named in Pakistan’s Test squad for Australia series.
On the other hand, Australia have announced their full-strength squad for the tour of Pakistan. Mark Steketee, Mitchell Swepson and Jos Inglis are three uncapped players named in the Test squad, while Mitchell Marsh and Ashton Agar make their return to national side after a long layoff.
Here are the most important numbers and statistics related to Pakistan vs Australia 2022 Test series which are as follows:
33 victories for Australia out of 66 Test matches played against Pakistan. In 1998, Australia managed to beat Pakistan in a three-match series played in Pakistan.
108.40 is the average for David Warner against Pakistan in Test match cricket. Left-hander has accumulated 1,084 runs in seven matches with five centuries and two half-centuries to his name.
245 runs needed by Former Australian captain David Warner to complete 1,000 runs against Pakistan in Test cricket. In nine matches played, Warner has accumulated 755 runs at an average of 53.92 with two centuries and five half-centuries to his name.
279 runs needed by Pakistan middle-order batsman Azhar Ali to complete 7,000 runs in Test Cricket. In 91 Test matches, Azhar Ali has accumulated 6,721 runs at an average of 42.53 with 18 centuries and 34 half-centuries.
47 runs needed by Pakistan middle-order batsman Fawad Alam to complete 1,000 runs in Test cricket. In 15 matches played for Pakistan, Fawad Alam has scored 953 runs at an average of 47.65 with five centuries and two half-centuries to his name.
28 runs needed by Pakistan wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan to complete 1,000 runs in Test cricket. In 19 matches played for India, Mohammad Rizwan has accumulated 972 runs at an average of 42.26 with one century and seven half-centuries to his name.
14 wickets needed by Pakistan’s premier pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi to complete 100 wickets in Test cricket. In 21 Test matches played, Afridi has claimed 86 wickets at an average of 23.89 with five wicket hauls to his name.
15 wickets needed by Australian pacer Pat Cummins to complete 200 wickets in Test cricket. In 38 Test matches played, Cummins has claimed 185 wickets at an average of 21.19 with six wicket hauls to his name.