With the series gone out of their hands, the dejected Pakistan side will face Australia in the fourth ODI on Friday, March 29, 2019. The match will be held at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.
The fourth ODI will start at 4:00 PM PKT, 7:00 PM AWST.
Australia has already sealed this series 3-0. The visitors have played some fantastic cricket with their captain Aaron Finch leading from the front. His scores in the three matches of this series are 116, 153* and 90. With the help of some quality bowling, Australia has kept Pakistan under the nail for the three matches.
PTV Sports live
PTV Sports and Ten Sports will televise the match in Pakistan. BT Sport will cover television coverage in the United Kingdom. Willow TV will broadcast the match live in the United States. In Australia, Fox Sports will provide live coverage.
Pakistan seek a massive improvement
Pakistan’s worries for the upcoming hasn’t yet been increased as seven of the key players didn’t play this series. With that being said, Stand-in captain Shoaib Malik will hope that his side will turn the tables by winning the next two matches so that they could walk out of this series with some pride. They are unlikely to make a lot of changes, as they have limited resources but they would be interested in trying out Mohammad Amir once more.
Australia aim historic series whitewash
Australia doesn’t need to change anything as they should be enjoying their current form. After two consecutive years of poor ODI performances, Australia has just hit form at the right time before the World Cup.
They should look at trying some of the players as they have won the series already. Ashton Turner is the front-runner in that list and could be brought in to some rest to Marcus Stoinis or Glenn Maxwell.
The pitch is Dubai generally stays slow and dry but scoring 250+ is not a huge task. The weather would challenge both the sides, especially in the afternoon with the Dubai stadium will be baked in sunshine. Bowlers will good pace and bounce can have an impact on the game with the new ball.