PCB, CA and security agencies investigate and dismiss threat against Ashton Agar
The threat, warning him against travelling to Pakistan, was issued on social media to Agar’s partner
Cricket Australia and the PCB both issued a statement on the matter, saying: “Cricket Australia is aware of a social media post, of which the nature and content has been investigated by the PCB, CA and combined government security agencies. There are extensive security plans in place for this type of social media activity, which, in this case, is not considered a risk. No further comment will be made at this time.”
Australia arrived in Pakistan on Sunday for a full tour comprising three Tests, three ODIs and one T20. This is Australia’s first trip to Pakistan since 1998.
“We’ve got a pretty good set-up and we’ll be confined to the hotel except for games and training… It’s comforting and we’re really lucky to be surrounded by so many professionals.”
The first Test begins on March 4 in Rawalpindi.