India and Pakistan currently face each other only in ICC or multinational tournaments. There has been no bilateral series between the two countries for a long time.
India-Pakistan teams are in Australia to play T20 World Cup 2022. However, it seems that very soon Australia will also witness a Test series between these two teams. Former Australian all-rounder Simon O’Donnell made a key suggestion in this regard. He said that after the fight between India and Pakistan at the MCG, the process of discussion on the conduct of the Test series between the two countries is continuing. He said that these two long time rivals of Asia can be seen playing Test series in Australia.
At present, India and Pakistan only face each other in ICC or Multination tournaments. There has been no bilateral series between the two countries for a long time. But now with the initiative of Australia, it seems that this is possible.
India-Pakistan clash in the hospitality of Australia!
Speaking to SEN Radio, the former Australian all-rounder said that discussions are going on not only about the Test series between India and Pakistan but also about the triangular ODI series. He stated that Australia can play as the third team along with India and Pakistan in that ODI series.
The last Test series between India and Pakistan in 2007.
Simon O’Donnell says that the excitement of the Indo-Pak match in Melbourne has fueled the proposals for the Test series and the tri-series. India last played a Test series on home soil against Pakistan in 2007. After that, India won the Test series at home by 1-0.
As far as the T20 World Cup is concerned, India is ahead in the semi-final race compared to Pakistan. After 3 matches, Team India has 4 points in their account. Meanwhile, Pakistan has won only one match so far. India now need to win all their remaining Super 12 matches to advance to the semi-finals. Pakistan will have to rely on the results of other teams along with their success.