AUS vs PAK: 15 wickets fell on the third day of Sydney Test

The third match of the Test series (AUS vs PAK) between Australia and Pakistan being played in Sydney has reached an exciting turn. On the third day, Australia’s first innings collapsed after scoring 299 runs and was 14 runs behind Pakistan’s first innings score. In reply, by the time of stumps, Pakistan had scored 68/7 in its second innings and its total lead has increased to 82 runs. Mohammad Rizwan 6 and Aamir Jamal are present at the crease without opening the account.

Read more: India created history by defeating South Africa within 2 days

Taking Pakistan’s innings forward from 116/2 on the second day, the pair of Marnus Labuschagne and Steve Smith took the score past 150. Labuschagne completed his half-century in 131 balls but before lunch, Smith was out after scoring 38 runs at the score of 187. On the same score, Labuschagne also became the victim of Agha Salman by scoring 60 runs. By lunch, Australia scored 199/4 in 80 overs.

Read more: ICC changes review rules for stumping

After lunch in AUS vs PAK match, Australia completed 200 runs but also lost the fifth wicket of Travis Head (10) at 205. From here Mitchell Marsh and Alex Carey took charge and took the score close to 300, adding 84 runs for the sixth wicket. Before tea, Marsh completed his half-century but Carey was bowled by Sajid Khan on a personal score of 38 and Australia suffered the sixth blow on the score of 289.

Read more: Excellent batting by Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli

After tea, Australia suffered its seventh blow and Mitchell Marsh returned to the pavilion after scoring 54 runs. As soon as he was out, the lower order batsmen were dealt with cheaply and Australia’s first innings was reduced to 109.4 overs. The team lost its last 5 wickets for just 10 runs. For Pakistan, Aamir Jamal took maximum six wickets and Agha Salman took two wickets.

Read more: SA vs IND- 2 big changes in the Indian team

While playing the second innings, Pakistan got a shock in the very first over and Abdullah Shafiq was out without opening the account. Captain Shan Masood also could not open the account and the team also lost the second wicket. From here the pair of Sam Ayub and Babar Azam made a half-century partnership and took the score beyond 50. However, Ayub returned to the pavilion after scoring 33 runs and Babar 23 runs.

Read more: Bangladesh team announced for World Cup

Before stumps, Josh Hazlewood gave three wickets to Pakistan in the form of Saud Shakeel (2), Sajid Khan (0) and Agha Salman (0) in the same over and put the innings on the backfoot. Till the end of the game, Pakistan played 26 overs in its second innings. For Australia, Josh Hazlewood took the maximum of four wickets. At the same time, Mitchell Starc, Travis Head and Nathan Lyon also got one success each.

Read More Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *