[caption id="attachment_817294" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-817294" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/USA-AUS-Twitter.jpeg" alt="" width="628" height="353" /> Some of the USA players bowled to the Australian batsmen and in fact, it was the Aussies who invited their American counterparts to train with them. @ Twitter/USA Cricket[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>The <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/australia/">Australian cricket team</a>, currently in Sharjah to gear up for the five-match ODI series against <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/pakistan/">Pakistan</a>, invited the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/usa/">USA team</a> to train with them at the Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium on Wednesday. <p></p> <p></p>USA had played their maiden Twenty20 International the second T20I against <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/united-arab-emirates/">UAE</a> recently which they won by 24 runs. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/uae-vs-usa-2019-1st-t20i-steven-taylor-scores-memorable-fifty-on-usas-t20i-debut-but-rains-plays-spoilsport-815632">Steven Taylor scores memorable fifty on USA s T20I debut, but rains plays spoilsport</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>https://twitter.com/usacricket/status/1108491105950203904 <p></p> <p></p>Some of the USA players bowled to the Australian batsmen and in fact, it was the Aussies who invited their American counterparts to train with them. Coach <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/justin-langer/">Justin Langer</a>, captain <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/aaron-finch/">Aaron Finch</a> also spent some time with the USA team. <p></p> <p></p>https://twitter.com/usacricket/status/1108410148400390145 <p></p> <p></p>"It was great to have you guys down at practice today. Some very skilled USA cricket players," Finch wrote on Twitter. <p></p> <p></p>https://twitter.com/AaronFinch5/status/1108417203332894720 <p></p> <p></p>Meanwhile, Australia are set to Pakistan in the first of the five-match ODI series beginning on Friday in what is their last assignment before the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/icc-world-cup-2019">ICC World Cup 2019</a>. Australia, who are coming off a successful India tour, are battling player illness, while Pakistan, a team with its own ODI struggles, have plenty of success in the UAE. <p></p> <p></p>Australia will have to be wary about <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/mohammad-abbas/">Mohammad Abbas</a>, the wrecker-in-chief when both teams met in the UAE in the two-Test series in October last year. However, Finch dismissed thoughts that Abbas would be effective this time around. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/pakistan-vs-australia-2019-1st-odi-illness-hit-australia-meet-new-look-pakistan-in-sharjah-817225">1st ODI: Illness-hit Australia meet new-look Pakistan in Sharjah</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>"He had some great success with the red ball in the Test matches against us. He bowled very consistently, just moved the ball enough each way," Finch said. <p></p> <p></p>"But I think it'll be totally different conditions, different format. Your mindset is definitely a bit different as a batter in one-day cricket. That'll be a good challenge again though, there are a few guys in our side who he did have some success against. So, it's about coming up with a plan for him.