Australia drawn 1st Test against Pakistan at the venue of UAE

Posted on October 13, 2018, 11:24 pm
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Australia and Pakistan both teams are currently playing against each other and their meeting place is the United Arab Emirates or UAE. The grounds of UAE are considered as the home venue of Pakistan because due to some problem they cannot arrange any tournament at the home venue of Pakistan. So, UAE is there to support them as well. Both teams are visiting UAE in recent time where actually Pakistan played earlier Asia Cup 2018 at the same venue but they could not win it. They played playoff but against Bangladesh, they faced defeat and ruled out from the competition. Now, they have arranged a Test and a T20I series at the venue of UAE and invited Australia. Australia has come and started the dual competition. According to the news, Australia has drawn 1st Test against Pakistan at Dubai though earlier it seems that Pakistan was going to win the first match but finally Australia was able to avoid defeat.

Australia drawn 1st Test against Pakistan at the venue of UAEThere were the number of players of Australia made their Test debut through the first Test named Aaron Finch, Head and Marnus Labuschagne. Bilal Asif for Pakistan made his Test debut as well.  In 7th October, 2018 the first Test between the started where Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat first.

However, earlier team Australia played a warm-up match against Pakistan A team which was drawn as well.

So, Pakistan came to bat in the 1st innings where two players Hafeez and Haris Sohail made century each. Besides, Imam scored 76 runs and Asad scored 80 runs there. Based on their performance, team Pakistan scored 482 runs in their first innings. They played 164.2 overs there. Siddle took three wickets for Australia and Lyon took two wickets so far.

In return, Australia did not play good in their first innings. In 202 runs they lost all wickets. Back then it seems that team Pakistan was going to win the match. Openers of them did play well and added 142 runs where Finch scored 62 runs and Khawaja scored 85 runs so far. But rest players did not do their job well. Marsh scored 12 runs and Siddle scored 10 runs for the team.

In 2nd innings, Pakistan faced batting collapsed and scoring 181 runs, they lost 6 wickets. Imam scored 48 runs, Haris scored 39 runs and Asad scored 41 runs for the team. Then team Pakistan declared the match.

Later, Australia chased the score and Pakistani bowlers tried to take all wickets of them. But Australia could not win the match and neither they defeated. Khawaja scored 141 runs where Finch scored 49 runs. Head scored 72 runs and captain Paine remained not out with 61 runs. The match ended with draw finally.

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