Pakistan set for big win against Australia

Posted by on Oct 25, 2014 | Leave a Comment

DUBAI: Pakistan will need six wickets to achieve a huge victory against Australia on the fifth and final day of the first Test match. Australia were 59 for four wickets in their second innings, chasing 438 for victory, at the close of the fourth day of the first Test against Pakistan at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Saturday. Scores: Pakistan 454 (Sarfraz Ahmed 109, Younus Khan 106, Asad Shafiq 89, Misbah-ul-Haq... 

Australia chasing 438 close fourth day at 594

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DUBAI: Australia, set 438 to win, closed the fourth day of the first Test against Pakistan on 59-4 in Dubai on Saturday. Pakistan grabbed four wickets through their spinners and will push for a win on the fifth and final day for a 1-0 lead in the two-match series. Chris Rogers was 23 not out and Steven Smith unbeaten on three as Australia need another 379 runs for an unlikely win. Pakistan declared their second innings... 

Pakistan set 438run target for Australia

Posted by on Oct 25, 2014 | Leave a Comment

DUBAI: Australia will have to achieve their highest ever run chase if they are to win the first Test against Pakistan after they were set 438 to win as their opponents declared their second innings at 286-2 on Saturday in Dubai. Ahmed Shehzad hit a brilliant 131 before Younis Khan scored his second century of the match with 103 not out on the fourth day at Dubai stadium. Younis had made 106 in Pakistan´s first innings... 

Australia bowled out for 303 in first Test

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 | Leave a Comment

DUBAI: Australia were bowled out for 303 in their first innings on the third day of the opening Test against Pakistan in Dubai on Friday. Resuming from overnight at 113-1, Australia lost their last nine wickets for the addition of 175 runs, conceding a lead of 151 runs to Pakistan´s first innings total of 454. David Warner top-scored with 133 while Chris Rogers made 38 and Mitchell Johnson chipped in with 37. For Pakistan,... 

Australia hit back after Pakistan´s 454 in first Test

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 | Leave a Comment

DUBAI: Australia got off to a solid start after wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed´s brilliant hundred guided Pakistan to a big first innings total of 454 in the first Test in Dubai on Thursday. Opener David Warner smashed a quickfire 75 and Chris Rogers was on 31 to take Australia to 113 without loss at close of play on the second day, trailing by 341 runs with all ten wickets standing. Warner hit seven fours and a six in... 

Pakistan 454 all out v Australia

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 | Leave a Comment

DUBAI: Pakistan were all out for 454 in their first innings on the second day of the first test against Australia at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Thursday. Pakistan won the toss and opted to bat. Scores: Pakistan 454 all out (Sarfraz Ahmed 109, Younus Khan 106, Asad Shafiq 89, Misbah-ul-Haq 69, Azhar Ali 53; Mitchell Johnson 3-39) v Australia View full post on www.geo.tv  Read More →

Pakistan recall Taufeeq Umar for Australia Tests

Posted by on Oct 18, 2014 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: Pakistan recalled experienced opener Taufeeq Umar on Saturday for the first Test of the two-match series against Australia starting next week. The 33-year-old, who played the last of his 43 Tests in Sri Lanka two years ago, is one of the four openers in the 16-man squad with fit-again Mohammad Hafeez and Ahmed Shahzad likely to get into the final eleven for the first Test starting in Dubai from October 22. Pakistan,... 

Clarke fails again as Australia lose warmup to Pakistan ‘A’

Posted by on Oct 18, 2014 | Leave a Comment

SHARJAH: Skipper Michael Clarke failed again as Australia lost a four-day warmup game against Pakistan ´A´ by 153 runs in Sharjah on Saturday. Clarke, who is recovering from a hamstring injury and needed some batting practice ahead of Wednesday´s first Test against Pakistan in Dubai, managed just five off as many balls before he was bowled by left-arm paceman Rahat Ali on the fourth and final day at Sharjah stadium. Clarke... 

Talha Raza dismiss Australia cheaply in second knock

Posted by on Oct 18, 2014 | Leave a Comment

SHARJAH: Skipper Michael Clarke failed again as Australia lost a four-day warm-up game against Pakistan ´A´ by 153 runs in Sharjah on Saturday. Clarke, who is recovering from a hamstring injury and needed some batting practice ahead of Wednesday´s first Test against Pakistan in Dubai, managed just five off as many balls before he was bowled by left-arm paceman Rahat Ali on the fourth and final day at Sharjah... 

Pakistan lose Wahab Riaz for Australia Tests

Posted by on Oct 13, 2014 | Leave a Comment

ABU DHABI: Pakistan continued to lose key players through injury in their series against Australia with paceman Wahab Riaz Monday ruled out of the two Test series. The 29-year-old left-arm paceman hurt his knee during the second one-day international against Australia in Dubai on Friday and after an MRI has been advised two to three weeks rest. “On October 10, 2014, Wahab Riaz was unable to complete his second over... 
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