Dubai Test: Pakistan’s second innings faltering after converting to 202 runs
The first match of the two-Test series between Pakistan and Australia is being played in Dubai. In reply to Pakistan’s first innings 482 runs, Australia started off early on the brilliant opening of Aaron Finch and Usman Khawaja. By lunch, Australia’s team lost 137 without losing any wicket. After lunch, Bilal Asif and Mohammed Abbas fired the entire Australia team for 202 runs. On the basis of the first innings, Pakistan has an aggregate of 280 runs.
After a lunch against Australia, Pakistan came back strongly and pushed the team back to the backfoot. Spinner Bilal Asif, playing his first match, made a remarkable 5 wickets, making debut as a memorable one. Bilal gave Australia a lot of shock and knees on the knees. He bowled 21.3 overs and took six wickets. At the same time, Mohammed Abbas hunted four Australian batsmen.
Bilal Asif takes 6 wickets
Pakistan’s fast bowler Bilal Asif. In a Test match between Pakistan and Australia, this Pakistani player has become the oldest player to take five wickets in the debut Test match.
Bilal made a debut in the Test match against Australia and smashed Australia’s waist with six wickets in 36 balls in 21.3 overs in the first innings. Thanks to the fierce bowling of Bilal, the Pakistani team managed to pile up Australia for 202 in the first innings. Now let us know about the players who have taken five wickets in the Test match at the earliest age.
33 years 13 days- Bilal Asif
The Pakistan bowler took 6 wickets in the first Test against Australia.
31 years 335 days, Tanveer Ahmad
In 2010, Tanvir Ahmad of Pakistan had made a debate against South Africa.
31 years 236 days, Dilip guilty
In 1979, the Indian bowler took 6 wickets in the first innings of his debut match against Australia.
Finch’s half-century in the debut test
Australia T-20 captain Andrew Finch has got the chance to play the first Test after seven years. Fantastic batting in the practice match, Finch completed his half-century on the third day with the help of five fours and a six in 95 balls.
On the second day of the first test match, Pakistan scored a score of 482 in their first innings against Australia. In response to this score, Australia started early and lost 30 runs without losing any wickets till the end of the game. On the first day of the match, Hafeez was troubled by the Australian bowlers, while on the second day, the guest looked up to Sohail and Asad Shafiq (80) in front of the bats. Both shared a 150-run partnership for the fifth wicket. This is Sohail’s first century in Test cricket.
Sohail and Shafiq shared Pakistan with a century partnership, crossing 400. Marcus Labuschagne, one of the three players who debuted in this match for Australia, broke this partnership by scoring 410 on Shafiq. Shafiq faced 165 balls in his innings, with nine fours in addition to a six.
After this, Pakistani batsmen returned to the pavilion one by one. Shortly after completing the century, Sohail was caught by Nathan Lyon at the hands of wicketkeeper and skipper Tim Paine. Sohail’s wicket dropped to a total of 456 runs. Sohail faced 240 balls in his century, besides eight fours and two sixes. For Australia, Siddle has three, Lion two, Mitchell Starc, John Holland, and Marnas take one wicket each.