News – AU – Dunk gives Pakistan a vote of confidence for the Australian tour


Swashbuckling batsman Ben Dunk approved security arrangements for teams in Pakistan and raised hopes that Australia’s tour next year would be amazing for the people of Pakistan as well as the players

Australia is expected to complete two tests, three ODIs and as many T20Is in Pakistan This will be her first tour to Pakistan since 1998

When asked if he would give Cricket Australia a thumbs up if he gave his opinion on security in Pakistan, Dunk was positive: “I think 100 percent on my four trips to Pakistan I have never felt unsafe.” / p>

“The security around the hotel, to and for the games is just amazing. I think it would be great for the people of Pakistan if the Australian team were to tour here”

Dunk is part of Lahore Qalandars for the second time after performing for Karachi Kings in 2019

The 33-year-old Queenslander, who played five T20Is for Australia between 2014 and 17, hoped the situation in Covid-19 would improve when Australia travels to Pakistan next February

“We saw South Africa coming just before HBL PSL 6. Hopefully the Covid-19 situation around the world and here in Pakistan would allow a significant amount at this point. It would be an amazing experience for the Australian guys, before that Pakistani home crowd to play

“I was very fortunate to have played in front of some amazing spectators and my memories will last a long time. Same goes for the Australian players who play test cricket here”

“This is my fourth time in Pakistan The hospitality is great and the food is great I’m really happy to be hugged by the locals I get incredible support and greetings from everyone

Lahore Qalandars’ two wins in the first two games took them to the top of the rankings.They opened their HBL PSL 6 campaign with a win over four wickets against 2017 champion Peshawar Zalmi and made a strong statement with one Outstanding win over nine wickets against Multan Sultans from

Lahore Qalandars’ fortunes changed last year when they first secured their first qualification in the play-offs and played the final, with Dunk’s art of batting playing a key role in Dunk beating 300 runs with an impressive hit rate of 16,759

“The great thing about last year’s team was that everyone contributed to the wins I was lucky enough to play a couple of innings and played my part for the team We got so many stars Shaheen (Shah Afridi) was great, Skipper (Sohail Akhtar) was great, (Mohammad) Hafeez was brilliant so literally everyone on the team contributed to the wins at some point and that made us a good team ”

Dunk was in reckless form when he smashed 23 sixes – most in the tournament He scourged Quetta bowlers at Gaddafi Stadium with a staggering swing from 93 to just 43 balls, the innings spiced up with ten sixes and three limits

That was improved to 99, not just from 40 balls against Karachi Kings, also in Lahore Dunk set a new record for the most sixes in an inning in an HBL PSL match with 12 hits over the ropes that helped Lahore, pursuing a stiff goal with 188 runs

But when HBL PSL returned to the play-offs after a break from Covid-19, Dunk lost his form in the play-offs he scored 20 and Lahore needed him three points to shine in the final against Karachi, but dunk fell for only 11

Lahore lost the final by five wickets to Karachi and fell at the final hurdle in a heavily transformed campaign

“Lahore is amazing,” said Dunk, of the city that has played the last 14 games this year, including the final on Jan. March to be held

“I went to Lahore for the group stage for the first time last year. It was of course fun playing in front of the crowded stadium, getting the team over the line and playing a couple of good innings to make people excited

“The home fans were amazing and the noise was something I will never forget. I feel really, really blessed and happy that I play for Lahore and that we have such great fans”

“I’m very excited We have such fond memories of last year and that we got so close (to the title) I think what contributes to that is the support of the crowd

“I hope that as cricketers we can bring smiles back to the faces of the people who watch the games on television here in Pakistan and around the world for people around the world in this difficult year”

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News – AU – Dunk gives Pakistan security vote for Australia tour