Pakistan will be playing Australia Down Under later this year for the Benaud-Qadir Trophy, with the three Tests – part of the third World Test Championship cycle – set to be be played at Perth, Melbourne and Sydney in December and January.
According to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), the tour will kick start at the Perth Stadium on December 14 before moving to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) for the Boxing Day Test that is set to run from December 26 to December 30. The third and final match will be played at the Sydney Cricket Ground from January 3, 2024. Pakistan have played 10 Tests at the MCG and eight at the SCG overall – at both venues they have won two matches each.
In the lead-up to the series, Pakistan will play a four-day warm-up to acclimatise to the conditions Down Under.
Australia will also host the West Indies men's team for the second time in as many summers. Adelaide Oval and the Gabba will be hosting the two Test matches between January 17 and January 29. Australia will also play three ODIs and three T20Is in the series, with the tour concluding on February 13.
Australia's men's team then travel to New Zealand for a series of two Tests and three T20Is, as per the FTP.