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“Pakistan Test Challenge Against Australia”

The Pakistan cricket team is set to leave on a close unimaginable mission of contending in the three-Test series in the patio of a side that looks more risky than a fire-breathing winged serpent – Australia – under the initiative of the recently delegated red-ball captain Shan Masood.

Indeed! You heard it right about the impending series being an extremely difficult mission in light of the fact that the Australian visits have just given us just embarrassment.

Our exhibitions Down Under are among the haziest sections of our cricketing history, as we have lost 26 matches and won only four, while in the last five series, Pakistan has endured whitewashes.

The Australians are thoroughly searching in scorching structure, being the Title holders, in the wake of amazing India in the last to leave the cricket-distraught country of more than 1.4 billion in complete shock and pity.

As opposed to Australia, Pakistan cricket is in confusion and disorder. The unfortunate outcomes and managerial defects have immersed our cricket into ruins.

Shan’s most memorable task can’t be harder, than driving his group in Australia – a visit where unbelievable chiefs Imran Khan, Javed Miandad, Wasim Akram, and Misbah-ul-Haq wretchedly fizzled.

Despite the fact that my point was to expound on the battle for control that has been happening in the politically-damaged Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) starting from the start of 2023, in light of which our cricket is enduring, yet as the visit moves nearer, having it for some other day is better.

Examining our possibilities would be reasonable to make reference to eventually, so a sneak look at those three Australian visits where we had the capability to overturn them however experienced an embarrassing whitewash rather would be better.

1979 Series

Pakistan, under the captaincy of Mushtaq Mohammad, dealt with a shocking 1-1 attract the three-Test series in 1976-77 against the Greg Chappell-drove hazardous Australia side notwithstanding a youthful group, with Imran Khan taking 12 wickets in the last Test at Sydney.

For the 1979 series, the top Australian players were out of their public side because of contribution in the money rich Kerry Packer circuit, so one anticipated that Pakistan should win the series, yet all things considered, they dealt with a 1-1 draw.

Had Sarfaraz Nawaz not conveyed a late mysterious spell in the principal Test in Melbourne when he grabbed triumph from the jaws of rout – taking nine wickets for simply a hurry to assist Pakistan with winning by 71 runs – we might have lost that series as well as Australia convincingly dominated the subsequent match.


Confronting routs in the last five series, among which two were under the captaincy of Imran Khan – in 1983-84 and 1989-90 – the 1999 series vowed to be an outright wafer.

The Australians were at their top under the administration of Steve Waugh and had game dominating players like Ricky Ponting, Adam Gilchrist, Justin Langer, Shane Warne, and Glenn McGrath.

Then again, Pakistan additionally took care of all bases with all-rounders like Azhar Mahmood and Abdul Razzaq.

The speed triplet of Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, and Shoaib Akhtar was elite. The leg and off-turn combo of Mushtaq Ahmed and Saqlain Mushtaq was likewise great.

In batting, Saeed Anwar, Inzamam, and Mohammad Yousuf had solidified their names.

Be that as it may, against the turn of assumptions, Pakistan experienced a stunning whitewash. In the principal Test at their fortification – Brisbane – Australia outmatched Pakistan as our top notch players neglected to show their enchantment.

During the second Test at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart, Pakistan had one final opportunity to even out the series. At one phase, Pakistan had the match in its grip as half of the Australian batting line was once again into the hovel for only 126 runs in quest for an enormous 369-run focus on a troublesome pitch.

Be that as it may, sadly, the 6th wicket organization of 238 runs between Justin Langer (127) and the youthful Gilchrist (149) removed the match. It was the ideal opportunity for our pacers to allow the ball to communicate everything, except they wavered when it made a difference. Our spinners might have fortified both player’s protections however were decreased effortlessly.

Our defenders might have benefited the gets and run-out possibilities yet looked hapless as the youthful Gilchrist showed a momentous demonstration of damaging batting – gathering 149 in only 163 balls with 13 fours and a six to assist Australia with securing the series.

The misfortune at Hobart demotivated the Pakistani group, as they lost the last Test by an innings and 20 runs in Perth to discount one more embarrassing visit that guaranteed shocks and energy on a miserable note.

2016 Series

In the wake of evening out the four-match test series in Britain to turn into the Main red-ball side, Pakistan, in spite of losing the series in New Zealand, were still top picks to do well in Australia, who were under monstrous strain, having experienced a whitewash in Sri Lanka and losing 2-1 at home against South Africa.

Pakistan had in-structure hitters like Azhar Ali, Asad Shafiq, and the center request pair of captain Misbah and Younis Khan.

Our bowling assault was additionally great, involving Mohammad Amir, Wahab Riaz, and Yasir Shah.

In the primary Test in Brisbane, Australia had Pakistan under tension by giving them an enormous 490-run target.

With the unfortunate batting show in the primary innings, Pakistani players seemed to be a mobile wicket, however what Asad Shafiq and the tail-enders made to unfold was surprising.

Australia present with prize after 3-0 win – Cricket Australia

A big part of Pakistan’s batting line was decreased to 173 after Younis Khan got out for 73 subsequent to playing a senseless shot against Nathan Lyon.

Notwithstanding, it was then Asad Shafiq’s show as he bound 137 with his gigantic and gladiatorial endeavors, nearly grabbing a far-fetched triumph, as Pakistan lost by 39 runs yet accumulated certainty for the subsequent test.

Tragically, they lost the second challenge by an innings and 18 runs in spite of scoring 443 in the primary innings, and with the loss in the last game in Sydney, Pakistan endured one more whitewash.

Current Group’s Possibilities

In the mean time, assuming that we discuss the possibilities of the ongoing crew with the new captain and training staff in charge and taking into account the ongoing type of Australia. Pakistan, absolutely no chance close, looks nearer to doing great against the Kangaroos.

Right off the bat, in the previous year, changes in the enormous order in PCB have made the whole cricketing arrangement random.

All the more significantly, not exclusively is our chief Shan new, however the naiveté of the instructing staff brings up a major issue blemish on our critical thinking skill.

Our new Group Chief, Mohammad Hafeez, may have been a decent all-rounder, yet he doesn’t have the instructing experience.

It ought to be noticed that visiting Australia is a hot mess for any group, not just because of the quick and fun pitches yet in addition on the grounds that the forceful and sledging-focused approach of the Aussies is at its pinnacle when they play in their terrace.

The intensity and sticky climate, hard ground surfaces, and enormous limits test the wellness norms of the players.

Aside from players like Shan, Babar Azam, Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Rizwan, or Sarfaraz Ahmed, most players in our crew don’t have the wellness guidelines to contend with the ongoing Scene Test champions.

The Green Shirts’ pro pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi has been looking half-fit. During the World Cup 2023, his beat looked a piece delinquent. Besides, he was unable to contact the 140 and 150-kph pace mark.

With new players like Khurram Shehzad, and Aamer Jamal, and as injury looms over Abrar Ahmed, I question Pakistan’s bowling skill to take 20 wickets in a Test.

On paper, Pakistan seems to be a dispersed group, however in the event that the Qudrat ka Nizam mediates to incline toward the green shirts, that will be something different.

Yet, unquestionably, it is just the qudrat ka nizam that can act the hero.

Notwithstanding, as is commonly said, fortune leans toward the daring, in this way, one would expect the qudrat ka nizam to assist the people who with having the will to improve, in contrast to our framework, where individuals in influence just focus on private additions over everything.

Will it end up being so? How about we keep our fingers crossed as the principal Test starts off in Perth on December 14.

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