Cricket Australia (CA) have reportedly softened its stance on a possible tour of Pakistan after being approached by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
According to Sydney Morning Herald, CA are in discussion with PCB for a one-day tour. "We are in ongoing discussions with the PCB about the one-day tour in March next year. We recognise the PCB and the Pakistan government are taking every step to improve the security for touring cricket teams and we’ll continue discussions with the PCB, with the safety and security of Australian players and support staff being our number one priority," a CA spokesman said.
Pakistan's plan would be to host the opening two matches against Aaron Finch's side, with the remaining three in the UAE.
Sri Lanka returned to Pakistan in 2017 for a one-off T20, while West Indies played a three-match T20 series in Karachi in April this year while Australia have not toured Pakistan since 1998.