Watch Pak v Aus 1st test day 1 full HD Cricket highlights today of the pink ball from Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane (Australia) Thursday 15th December 2016. Brisbane Cricket Ground history is the evidence of Australia’s scoring strength. I think it is the only cricket ground in the world where home team is much stronger than all others.
Because in the highest totals list of this ground only 12 times it was not Australia. But all the other 34 test matches which had been played on this venue all times it was Australia who scored the highest totals. Top eight highest totals are named to Australia so far. 645 runs are the highest total which had been scored on 29 Nov 1946 test no 279.
Toss: Australia won the toss and elected to bat.
After 2000 Australia scored 602 in 2006 v England test no 1817 and last time in 2015 they scored 556 v New Zealand on 5 Nov 2015 test no 2185. Other side Pakistan had played four test matches on this ground and lost three of them one match had been drawn. All those four matches had been played before 2000. First in 1981 Australia won by ten wickets, Second in 1983 Drawn, Third in 1995 Australia won by an innings and 126 runs and last time in 1999. In their last match at this venue, Pakistan scored 367 runs in their first innings.
Till 2015, DA Warner is the most runs scorer at this ground from Australia’s current team. He scored 506 runs in nine innings. MG Johnson is the fourth most wicket-taker of the ground with 34 wickets in 14 innings. NM Lyon took 24 wickets in ten innings, JR Hazlewood took ten wickets in two matches and MA Starc also took ten but in three matches.
Pakistan has already won tour match 201 runs. Pakistanis had won the toss in that match and batted first. They scored 208 runs in their first innings all out in 84.5 overs and they scored 216 runs in their second innings with six down. Mohammad Amir took five wickets, Rahat Ali took equal to Amir, Wahab Riaz took four, Mohammad Nawaz took three wickets in second innings.
Sami Aslam, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq*, Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed†, Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Amir, Rahat Ali.
MT Renshaw, DA Warner, UT Khawaja, SPD Smith*, PSP Handscomb, NJ Maddinson, MS Wade†, MA Starc, JR Hazlewood, NM Lyon, JM Bird.
Match Timings: 13:00 local (03:00 GMT | 08:00 PKT)
Pakistan tour of Australia 2016, 1st Test Highlights
Test no. 2240 | 2016/17 season
Played at Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
15,16,17,18,19 December 2016 – day/night match (5-day match)
Umpires – IJ Gould and RK Illingworth
TV umpire – S Ravi
Match referee – RS Madugalle