Former New Zealand cricketer Daniel Vettori has been appointed as Australia’s spin consultant for the upcoming limited-overs series against Pakistan.

Cricket Australia on Monday confirmed Vettori’s inclusion in the coaching set-up and he will be joining the squad in Melbourne this week before they depart for the white-ball leg in Pakistan.

Aaron Finch & Co. will be playing three ODIs and a solitary T20I against Babar Azam’s brigade from March 29 to April 5.

Vettori’s most recent international coaching assignment was as a spin bowling coach for Bangladesh cricket team between 2019 and 2021.

Australia’s ODI and T20I squad:

Aaron Finch (c), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Jason Behrendorff, Alex Carey, Nathan Ellis, Cameron Green, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitchell Marsh, Ben McDermott, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampa

Australia’s limited-overs tour of Pakistan:

First ODI: March 29, Rawalpindi
Second ODI: March 31, Rawalpindi
Third ODI: April 2, Rawalpindi
Only T20I: April 5, Rawalpindi

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