first innings 391 runs lead gave the hosts a tough time in the third test. Pakistan were going so well till 170 for one down. After the opener of the team Abdullah Shafique’s wicket fall, Pakistan lost their next two wickets in between 78 runs. That was still a good performance but after 248 with four wickets down Pakistan lost all remaining wickets with a total of 268 in their first innings.
bowled 20.4 overs and took four wickets. Pat Cummins dismissed five Pakistani batsmen in 24 overs he bowled. Nathan Lyon took the remaining wicket in 40 overs. So it’s clearly showing that the Lahore pitch is very seaming friendly. Because In Australia’s first innings Pakistan seamers took eight wickets.
scored 81 runs off 228 deliveries. Imam-ul-Haq 11, Azhar Ali 78, captain of the Pakistan team Babar Azam 67, Fawad Alam 13, Mohammad Rizwan † 1, Sajid Khan 6, and three Pakistani late order batsmen were gone with scoring no runs. Australia declared their second innings with 227/3, a total of 350 runs lead. Usman Khawaja scored his century “104” off 178 balls he faced and he goes not out. David Warner 51, Marnus Labuschagne 36, and Steven Smith 17.
Pakistan vs Australia 3rd Test Highlights today, Thursday 24-3-2022. 3rd Test, Australia tour of Pakistan from Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.
Last five completed Tests, the most recent first
Australia won the toss, chose to bat first.
Pakistan team: 1 Abdullah Shafique, 2 Imam Ul Haq, 3 Azhar Ali, 4 Babar Azam (capt), 5 Fawad Alam, 6 Mohammad Rizwan (wk), 7 Nauman Ali, 8 Sajid Khan, 9 Hasan Ali, 10 Shaheen Shah Afridi, 11 Naseem Shah.
Australia team: 1 David Warner, 2 Usman Khawaja, 3 Marnus Labuschagne, 4 Steven Smith, 5 Travis Head, 6 Cameron Green, 7 Alex Carey (wk), 8 Pat Cummins (capt), 9 Mitchell Starc, 10 Nathan Lyon, 11 Mitchell Swepson.
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. 2458