The 28-year old was subjected to a new experience of listening to the Adhan, an Islamic call to prayer from the mosque, which is recited five times a day by a muezzin.

Australia are touring Pakistan after 24 years, and captain Pat Cummins is enjoying every moment of it. Cummins recently said that he felt safe as the PCB has arranged everything for the visitors.

The 28-year old was subjected to a new experience of listening to the Adhan, an Islamic call to prayer from the mosque, which is recited five times a day by a muezzin.

Pat revealed his experience as the sound could be heard at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium.

“There was an incredible moment during the training when I heard the call to prayer. I also found out that day that the first sessions on every Friday of this series will be two-and-a-half hours, with an hour-long lunch break for prayers, because it is the holy day for the Muslims,” Cummins wrote in his column for CodeSports.

He also explained the importance of the ongoing series in the sub-continent country.

‘The series is of great importance as we are lucky to play in Pakistan with past cricketers missing this opportunity. We know this is not a normal tour. It’s a special moment in our careers,” he added.

“We want to know about new things. From a cricketing point of view, we haven’t played in Pakistan since Mark Taylor’s side took on the hosts in 1998. From a personal perspective, we want to appreciate every moment of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.”

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