The Australian cricket team toured the United Arab Emirates from September to October 2018 to play two Tests and three Twenty20 International (T20I) matches against Pakistan. Ahead of the Test series, there was a four-day practice match in Dubai.
During the second Test match, an extra T20I match for Australia against the United Arab Emirates was added to the tour itinerary. Australia were scheduled to play the UAE in a Twenty20 warm-up match before the T20I series against Pakistan, when the match was upgraded to a full T20I fixture. It was the first time that the UAE played a full T20I match against Australia. Australia won the one-off match by seven wickets.
Pakistan won the 2-match Test series by 1-0 and 3-match T20I series by 3-nil.
United Arab Emirates squad (22-Oct-2018)Rohan Mustafa (Captain), Shaiman Anwar, Rameez Shahzad, Qadeer Ahmed, Mohammad Naveed, Imran Haider, Ghulam Shabber (Wicket Keeper), Fahad Nawaz, Chirag Suri, Ashfaq Ahmed, Amjad Gul, Amir Hayat, Ahmed Raza, Zahoor Khan
Pakistan T20 Squad (18-Oct-2018)Sarfraz Ahmed (Captain/Wicket Keeper), Faheem Ashraf, Waqas Maqsood, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Usman Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Shadab Khan, Hussain Talat, Asif Ali, Shoaib Malik, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman, Sahibzada Farhan
Australia T20 squad (05-Oct-2018)Aaron Finch (Captain), Andrew Tye, Mitchell Starc, Billy Stanlake, D'Arcy Short, Ben McDermott (Wicket Keeper), Glenn Maxwell, Nathan Lyon, Chris Lynn, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey (Vice Captain/Wicket Keeper), Mitchell Marsh (Vice Captain), Adam Zampa
Pakistan Test Squad (27-Sep-2018)Sarfraz Ahmed (Captain/Wicket Keeper), Mohammad Rizwan (Wicket Keeper), Mir Hamza, Faheem Ashraf, Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Abbas, Bilal Asif, Shadab Khan, Yasir Shah, Usman Salahuddin, Haris Sohail, Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Azhar Ali, Mohammad Hafeez
Australia Test Squad (11-Sep-2018)Tim Paine (Captain/Wicket Keeper), Peter Siddle, Matt Renshaw, Michael Neser, Shaun Marsh, Mitchell Marsh, Nathan Lyon, Marnus Labuschagne, Usman Khawaja, Jon Holland, Travis Head, Aaron Finch, Brendan Doggett, Ashton Agar, Mitchell Starc
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