Aussies series important for us ahead of ICC World Cup 2019: Malik

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SHARJAH: Pakistan’s stand-in skipper Shoaib Malik said that the ODI series against Australia important for us ahead of the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019.

While addressing a press briefing at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Malik said “For me, the team management has taken the bold decision at the right time to test bench players. It will be an opportunity for the players to adjust themselves in the final combinations for the upcoming World Cup 2019.”

The skipper further said that he will try to bring all boys on one page as the Aussies will be mentally strong due to their convincing ODI series win over India at their home.

It is worth mentioning here that Pakistan will play five-match ODI home series against Australia starting from March 22 at Sharjah. Tomorrow’s match will start at 04:00pm PST.