Pakistan vs Australia, Day 1 of 2nd Test

Australia dominates Pakistan on Day 1:

Australia: 302/1 (73 overs)
Pakistan:
(Yet to bat)
Day 1: Stumps – Australia won the toss and opted to bat first.

Pakistan vs Australia, Day 1 of 2nd Test ended entirely in Australia’s favor as their batsman continued to pile up runs against Pakistan’s inexperienced bowling attack. Australia finished on 302/1 at the end of Day 1 after opting to bat first.

 

Pakistan vs Australia, Day 1 of 2nd Test

Pakistan vs Australia, Warner and Labuschagne score back-to-back Hundreds:

After the match received a delayed start, things were looking outstanding for Pakistan as their most experienced pacer, Shaheen Shah Afridi, dismissed Joe Burns in the 4th over of the match for just 4 runs from 9 balls. Pakistan’s celebrations were short-lived as Marnus Labuschagne came to bat while David Warner was still standing firm on the other end.

David Warner and Marnus Labuschagne took an unbeaten stand of 294 runs, the highest-ever in any Day-Night Test. David Warner scored his 23rd Test hundred as he finished on 166 runs from 228 balls, hitting 19 fours in the process. David Warner continued to thrash all Pakistani bowlers throughout his innings.

Marnus Labuschagne, on the other end, scored his 2nd Test hundred. He amassed 126 runs from 205 balls, after smacking 17 fours. Marnus Labuschagne scored his maiden Test hundred in the 1st Test against Pakistan at Gabba.

Mohammad Abbas conceded 56 runs from 19 overs. Yasir Shah turned out to be a bit expensive after he gave away 87 runs from his 14 overs. Debutant Mohammad Musa also conceded 71 runs from 13 overs. Iftikhar Ahmed bowled 8 overs for 30 runs. Shaheen Shah Afridi took 1 wicket for 48 runs from his 18 overs.

The pair will resume their batting tomorrow and look forward to extending their partnership even further.

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