Pakistan vs Australia 1st Test Day 5 Highlights – Mar 8, 2022

Till stumps day 5, Pakistan lead by 208 in their second innings. Australia scored 459 runs in their first innings all out in 140.1 overs. The opener of their team Usman Khawaja faced 159 deliveries and scored 97 runs. He smashed fifteen 4s in his innings. David Warner contributed 68 runs, Marnus Labuschagne added 90, Steven Smith 78, Cameron Green 48. Nauman Ali took six wickets in 38.1 overs and gave 107 runs. Shaheen Shah Afridi took two wickets. Sajid Khan and Naseem Shah took one wicket each.

It is now clear that the Rawalpindi pitch is batting-friendly for both sides. Australia tour of Pakistan after 24 years, it is a very long time for that much important sport of cricket for the world. The first test, today will be drawn by the looks of it, just one session remaining in the match and still, both teams got full innings. Pakistani openers batting with a strike-rate of 3.41 in their second innings, which indicates that for the next match Pakistan wants a positive result.

Abdullah Shafique completed his maiden Test hundred. He smashed ten boundaries and a maximum in his beautiful innings so far. Imam-ul-Haq also completed his century with the help of seven boundaries and two maximums.

Pakistan vs Australia 1st Test Highlights today, Tuesday 8-3-2022 – 1st Test, Australia tour of Pakistan from Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium.

Match Timings: 05:00 GMT | 10:00 Local
Umpires – Ahsan Raza, Aleem Dar
TV Umpires – Asif Yaqoob
Match Referee – Ranjan Madugalle
Reserve Umpire – Rashid Riaz
Match number – Test no. 2453

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