Pakistan's Tour of Australia - Men's
How to watch a free live stream of Aus A v Pakistan
The hotly anticipated 'sixth Test' of the Australian summer will be live and free on cricket.com.au and the CA Live app
10 November 2019, 06:22 PM AEST
Cricket fans are in for a treat with the Australia A clash with Pakistan at Perth Stadium to be streamed live and free to viewers around the globe.
The three-day, day-night pink ball match that starts Monday at 4pm AEDT will be available to watch on the cricket.com.au Match Centre, or via the CA Live app for mobile and tablet devices, as well as Apple TV.
The free cricket.com.au live stream will also be simulcast on the Fox Cricket TV channel and the Kayo Sports streaming service.
Australia have selected a strong squad with the top six batsmen jostling for position in the Test team, including openers Marcus Harris and Joe Burns.
Usman Khawaja, Travis Head and Cameron Bancroft – who all played for Australia during the winter Ashes campaign – join Victorian rising star Will Pucovski in making up the top six.
Australia A also bring a fearsome bowling attack including Ashes tourist Michael Neser and WA speedster Jhye Richardson.
Tasmanian firebrand Riley Meredith and NSW Blues quick Sean Abbott, fresh from a successful return to Australian colours in the Perth T20 match after a five-year absence, make up the seam attack.
Pakistan head coach and chief selector Misbah Ul Haq will be looking for a strong showing as his squad switches to whites following a disappointing effort in their Gillette T20 series against the Aussies.
Pakistan's bowling attack may be short on experience but will bring plenty of raw pace and youthful exuberance to make an entertaining match-up against the Australia A batters desperate to make one last impression.
Sixteen-year-old Naseem Shah and 19-year-old Musa Khan are included in Pakistan's 16-man Test squad, along with 19-year-old Shaheen Shah Afridi who is a comparative veteran with three Tests and a handful of limited-overs matches already to his name.
There was plenty of potential in 19-year-old Musa Khan's international debut How to watch a free live stream of Australia A v Pakistan: https://t.co/khJzBJhHKc pic.twitter.com/IidaPNgbnk— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) November 10, 2019
Musa, from Islamabad, has 17 wickets in seven first-class matches and clocked 147km/h on international debut during Friday's T20 decider in Perth.
The 16-year-old Naseem also has 17 wickets in five first-class matches and has collected nine in three matches in this season of Pakistan's first-class competition, the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy.
Iftikhar Ahmed showed he's in good form in the T20 series and will be pushing hard to prove his Test match credentials in a strong batting unit led by new captain Azhar Ali.
Opening batsman Abid Ali will also be looking to prove his readiness for Test cricket with Fakhar Zaman dropped. Abid has scored 7,007 first-class runs in 105 matches at an average of 39.14, with 18 centuries and 31 fifties.
The 32-year-old from Lahore made 307 runs in his three Quaid-e-Azam Trophy matches this season, including a career-best 249 not out in September, but will be looking to prove his case after scoring 3 and 4 in his most recent match following his Test call-up.
Domain Test Series v Pakistan
Australia squad: TBC
Pakistan squad: Azhar Ali (c), Abid Ali, Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Imam-ul-Haq, Imran Khan Snr, Iftikhar Ahmed, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Musa Khan, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, Yasir Shah.
Warm-up match: v Australia A, November 11-13, Perth Stadium (d/n)
Warm-up match: v Cricket Australia XI, November 15-16, WACA Ground
First Test: November 21-25, Gabba (Seven, Fox & Kayo)