Nathan Coulter-Nile speaks ahead of Friday's opening match Qantas Tour of the UAE

The Australian Men's ODI Team have held their main training session at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium ahead of Friday's opening match of the Qantas Tour of the UAE

Nathan Coulter-Nile spoke to the media prior to training and said the upcoming series was an important part of the team's preparations for the World Cup.

Nathan Coulter-Nile Audio

 Australia will play five ODI matches against Pakistan starting in Sharjah tomorrow.

 

  • Qantas Tour of the UAE Squad:
  • Aaron Finch (c) (Victoria)
  • Usman Khawaja (Queensland)
  • Shaun Marsh (Western Australia)
  • Peter Handscomb (Victoria)
  • Glenn Maxwell (Victoria)
  • Ashton Turner (Western Australia)
  • Marcus Stoinis (Western Australia)
  • Alex Carey (vc) (South Australia)
  • Pat Cummins (vc) (New South Wales)
  • Nathan Coulter-Nile (Western Australia)
  • Jhye Richardson (Western Australia)
  • Kane Richardson (South Australia)
  • Jason Behrendorff (Western Australia)
  • Nathan Lyon (New South Wales)
  • Adam Zampa (South Australia)

 

Qantas Tour of the UAE Schedule:

First ODI – March 22

Pakistan v Australia

Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

3:00pm Local Time

 

Second ODI – March 24

Pakistan v Australia

Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

3:00pm Local Time

 

Third ODI – March 27

Pakistan v Australia

Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi

3:00pm Local Time

 

Fourth ODI – March 29

Pakistan v Australia

Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

3:00pm Local Time

 

Fifth ODI – March 31

Pakistan v Australia

Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

3:00pm Local Time