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PAK vs AUS Day 3 Highlights: Pakistan batting crumble as Australia cruise control; AUS lead by 489 runs

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PAK vs AUS Day 3 Highlights- Australia are currently on top as hosts are reeling after a dismal batting display in the first innings. After two stalemates, Karachi seems to be heading towards an outcome with the visitors comfortably dominating Pakistan with a mammoth lead of 489 runs. Can the Men in Green script a way back or will the Aussies break the deadlock? Follow Pakistan vs Australia LIVE Updates with InsideSport.IN

PAK vs AUS Day 3 Highlights: Pakistan batting crumble as Australia cruise control; AUS lead by 489 runs

Australia 2nd Innings: 81/1 (lead by 489 runs)

BATTING R B M 4s 6s SR
Usman Khawaja  not out 35 48 3 0 72.91
David Warner  c Fawad Alam b Hasan Ali 7 16 22 0 0 43.75
Marnus Labuschagne  not out 37 38 5 1 97.36
Extras (lb 2) 2
TOTAL (17 Ov, RR: 4.76) 81/1
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (David Warner, 5.2 ov)
BOWLING O M R W ECON WD NB
Shaheen Shah Afridi 4 0 14 0 3.50 0 0
Hasan Ali 4 0 14 1 3.50 0 0
Sajid Khan 5 0 31 0 6.20 0 0
Faheem Ashraf 3 0 13 0 4.33 0 0
Nauman Ali 1 0 7 0 7.00 0 0

 

PAK vs AUS Day 3 Highlights: Pakistan batting crumble as Australia cruise control; AUS lead by 489 runs

Pakistan openers made a sloppy start with Babar Azam playing a lone-ranger with his deft knock of 36. To add to their injuries, Pakistan lost two wickets to run-outs; both direct hits by Labuschagne. The hosts barely could make a foundation, losing wickets in regular intervals. Mitchell Starc finished with 3 wickets and was pick of the Australian bowling attack. Pakistan all out for 148.

Earlier, Usman Khawaja’s century and fifties from Alex Carey and Steve Smith helped Australia post a mammoth 556-run first-innings total in the 2nd Test in Karachi. Australia declared at 556/9.

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Pakistan first innings: 148/10

BATTING R B M 4s 6s SR
Abdullah Shafique  run out (Swepson) 13 36 59 1 0 36.11
Imam-ul-Haq  c Cummins b Lyon 20 64 82 3 0 31.25
Azhar Ali  c Green b Starc 14 37 56 0 1 37.83
Babar Azam (c) c Khawaja b Swepson 36 79 154 3 0 45.56
Fawad Alam  lbw b Starc 0 1 4 0 0 0.00
Mohammad Rizwan † c †Carey b Cummins 6 13 34 0 0 46.15
Faheem Ashraf  lbw b Green 4 7 9 1 0 57.14
Sajid Khan  c †Carey b Starc 5 16 30 1 0 31.25
Hasan Ali  run out (Labuschagne) 0 8 21 0 0 0.00
Nauman Ali  not out 20 35 53 4 0 57.14
Shaheen Shah Afridi  lbw b Swepson 19 25 26 3 1 76.00
Extras (b 6, lb 2, nb 3) 11
TOTAL (53 Ov, RR: 2.79) 148
Fall of wickets: 1-26 (Abdullah Shafique, 13.2 ov), 2-45 (Imam-ul-Haq, 19.6 ov), 3-60 (Azhar Ali, 25.4 ov), 4-60 (Fawad Alam, 25.5 ov), 5-76 (Mohammad Rizwan, 31.1 ov), 6-81 (Faheem Ashraf, 32.3 ov), 7-97 (Sajid Khan, 37.2 ov), 8-102 (Hasan Ali, 41.4 ov), 9-118 (Babar Azam, 46.1 ov), 10-148 (Shaheen Shah Afridi, 52.6 ov)
BOWLING O M R W ECON WD NB
Mitchell Starc 13 5 29 3 2.23 0 2
Pat Cummins 13 2 39 1 3.00 0 0
Nathan Lyon 9 5 13 1 1.44 0 0
Mitchell Swepson 9 1 32 2 3.55 0 0
Cameron Green 8 1 23 1 2.87 0 1
Marnus Labuschagne 1 0 4 0 4.00 0 0

 

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Earlier, top knocks by Usman Khawaja and Alex Carey provided Australia with a stronghold on Day 2 of the second Test against Pakistan here at National Stadium on Saturday. At Stumps on Day 2, Australia’s score read at 505/8, with Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins currently standing unbeaten at the crease.

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Resuming the second day at 251/3, Khawaja continued with his lethal form along with Nathan Lyon. The duo thrashed the Pakistan bowlers and took the score to 300. Lyon was then dismissed by Faheem Ashraf for 38 runs.

Travis Head then joined Khawaja and tried to stitch a partnership but he was sent back by Sajid Khan, leaving the team’s total at 347/5. Following his dismissal, Khawaja also fell prey in the hands of Sajid Khan, after playing an outstanding knock of 160 runs. Later, Cameron Green played a brief knock along with Carey and took Australia’s score to 400 run-mark. Green departed after he was bowled by Nauman Ali.

Starc (28) and Carey (93) then started with their blistering form and took their side’s total to 500-run mark. Carey and then bowled out by Babar Azam. The day ended with Starc and Cummins standing at the crease with Australia’s score at 505/8.

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Australia 1st Innings, 556/9

BATTING R B M 4s 6s SR
David Warner c †Mohammad Rizwan b Faheem Ashraf 36 48 80 3 2 75.00
Usman Khawaja  b Sajid Khan 160 369 556 15 1 43.36
Marnus Labuschagne run out (Sajid Khan) 0 9 15 0 0 0.00
Steven Smith c Faheem Ashraf b Hasan Ali 72 214 280 7 0 33.64
Nathan Lyon  b Faheem Ashraf 38 62 82 5 0 61.29
Travis Head lbw b Sajid Khan 23 48 59 5 0 47.91
Cameron Green  b Nauman Ali 28 73 100 2 1 38.35
Alex Carey †  b Babar Azam 93 159 185 7 2 58.49
Mitchell Starc c Azhar Ali b Shaheen Shah Afridi 28 97 135 2 0 28.86
Pat Cummins (c) not out 34 36 41 2 3 94.44
Mitchell Swepson not out 15 26 31 1 0 57.69
Extras (b 10, lb 7, nb 7, w 5) 29
TOTAL (189 Ov, RR: 2.94) 556/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-82 (David Warner, 17.6 ov), 2-91 (Marnus Labuschagne, 20.6 ov), 3-250 (Steven Smith, 88.5 ov), 4-304 (Nathan Lyon, 105.2 ov), 5-347 (Travis Head, 120.2 ov), 6-360 (Usman Khawaja, 130.2 ov), 7-405 (Cameron Green, 145.3 ov), 8-503 (Alex Carey, 177.6 ov), 9-505 (Mitchell Starc, 180.2 ov)
BOWLING O M R W ECON WD NB
Shaheen Shah Afridi 32 8 95 1 2.96 0 4
Hasan Ali 25 7 71 1 2.84 0 2
Faheem Ashraf 21 4 55 2 2.61 0 0
Sajid Khan 57 10 167 2 2.92 3 0
Nauman Ali 48 6 134 1 2.79 2 0
Babar Azam 4 0 7 1 1.75 0 0
Azhar Ali 2 0 10 0 5.00 0 1

 

End of Day 2- The session and the day comes to an end with Australia registering 505/8.

Australia looks well settled, Alex Carrey approaching his ton, Australia approaching 500.

50, and it’s a wonderful half-century for the keeper-batter Alex Carey, who is building a steady partnership with Mitchell Stark.

And we are back after tea. Australia aiming for 500 run-mark.

Tea – Break: And with that comes the end of session 2 as we head for the tea break. We will be back for the 3rd and the final session of Day 2.

OUT!! Cameron Green departs on 28. Pakistan makes a strong comeback.

OUT!! And that’s a big wicket for Pakistan. The danger man Usman Khawaja departs after scoring a marvelous 160.

OUT!! Travis Head departs after scoring 23

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Day 2

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PAK vs AUS LIVE Score: Khawaja century, Carey & Smith fifties help Australia post 556 first-innings total-Follow Karachi Test LIVE Updates

Karachi Test LIVE Updates – What is the use of such ‘LIFELESS Wicket’? Pakistan was completely negative in their tactics on DAY 1.

The unveiling of another dull wicket and a growing preference for bizarre, negative tactics has ramped up the pressure on Pakistan.

The first Test in Rawalpindi was one of the most dour affairs in recent memory, played on a lifeless pitch prepared to nullify Australia’s bowlers.

It was expected that the wicket for the second Test in Karachi would produce a more lively affair, but day one was once again marred by a slow & lifeless wicket.

Will action pick the pace on DAY 2 – Follow all LIVE Updates.

PAK vs AUS LIVE Score: Khawaja century, Carey & Smith fifties help Australia post 556 first-innings total-Follow Karachi Test LIVE Updates

PAK vs AUS Day 1 STUMPS: Australia registered 251/3 at the end of Day 1. Usman Khawaja was batting with 127 NOT OUT.

Steve Smith was out in the last stages of Day 1 for 72.

PAK vs AUS LIVE Score – Karachi Test LIVE Updates: With spinning conditions on offer, Pat Cummins had no hesitation in batting first and handed a debut to Mitchell Swepson, who replaced Josh Hazlewood.

Meanwhile, Pakistan made two changes with Iftikar Ahmed and Naseem Shah coming in for Hasan Ali and Faheem Ashraf.

Pakistan (Playing XI): Abdullah Shafique, Imam-ul-Haq, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam(c), Fawad Alam, Mohammad Rizwan(w), Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Nauman Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Sajid Khan

Australia (Playing XI): David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Travis Head, Cameron Green, Alex Carey(w), Pat Cummins(c), Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Swepson

PAK vs AUS LIVE Score: Khawaja century, Carey & Smith fifties help Australia post 556 first-innings total-Follow Karachi Test LIVE Updates

Match Details

Where will the PAK vs AUS 2nd Test match start? –Date

PAK vs AUS 2nd Test match will start from 12th March 2022

What time will the PAK vs AUS 2nd Test match start?

PAK vs AUS 2nd Test match will begin at 10:30 AM IST

What will be the venue of the PAK vs AUS 2nd Test match?

National Stadium, Karachi will host PAK vs AUS 2nd Test match

Where can viewers watch PAK vs AUS 2nd Test match?

Fans can watch live action on Sony Sports Network

Pakistan V Australia Head-to-Head

Played – 67 | Pakistan – 15 | Australia – 33 | Tied – 0| Drawn – 19

PAK vs AUS LIVE Score: Khawaja century, Carey & Smith fifties help Australia post 556 first-innings total-Follow Karachi Test LIVE Updates

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