Abu Dhabi – Medium pacemaker Mohammad Abbas led his first shot of ten fields in a
match to fire Pakistan to a victory of 373 runs over Australia in the second
Try in Abu Dhabi on Friday.
Abbas followed his 5-33 in the first innings with figures of 5-62 to ruin Australia by 164.
victory, after Australia set a goal of 538 runs, allowed Pakistan
Ends the two-game series 1-0 after Australia fought to equalize
the first test in Dubai last week.
It was the hardest defeat of Australia against Pakistan, surpassing the 356 races in this same place four years ago.
was Abbas, 28, who destroyed Australia with a tour of 17 windows in the
series – becoming the first Pakistani fast bowler to take ten windows
in a test since Mohammad Asif did it against Sri Lanka in Kandy in 2006.
had shaken Australia with four windows of only 23 balls, while Yasir
Shah finished with 3-45 to give Pakistan its tenth victory in the series
neutral places of the United Arab Emirates.
They only lost one series, 2-0 against Sri Lanka last year, since they were forced to play their home games in the United Arab Emirates since 2009.
Pakistan was forced to play their home games in the United Arab Emirates since the attacks on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore in March 2009.
the batters had no answer to their precise stitching of bowling under cloudy
conditions in the Sheikh Zayed Stadium as only Marnus Labuschagne (43),
Travis Head (36) and Aaron Finch (31) offered some resistance.
Yasir fired number ten Jon Holland shortly after lunch to deliver Pakistan's victory.
The first test ended in a draw in Dubai last week.
Australian starter Usman Khawaja could not hit after suffering a recurrence of a knee injury during practice on Thursday.
shocked the Australians in the seventh part of the day they eliminated a
Solid looking head, gaining an advantage to replace wicketkeeper Mohammad
Rizwan, substitute for Sarfraz Ahmed.
that was hit in the helmet by a growing delivery of Mitchell Starc in
On Thursday, I did a precautionary exam that was clear.
Sarfraz was a compliment to Abbas, the party man.
"The way that Abbas has defeated all the series is one of the biggest positive aspects for us," said Sarfraz.
Young people who have passed in recent times have done well. We
I have to prepare them all to become a good test team, "said Sarfraz.
Australian skipper Tim Paine said his team had lost the chance to win the game.
" Obviously really disappointing to have five of them. by 57 on the first day and we pass the opportunity, "said Paine.
He challenged our defense again and again. There is certainly no sugar
covering that we have some real problems with our batting. "
and Finch put 61 runs for the second wicket, while Starc (28) and
Labuschagne added 67 for the sixth wicket, but only delayed the
Abbas had Mitchell Marsh (five) and Finch (31)
wicket before the leg and Tim Paine fired in vain – before Yasir
Shah eliminated Starc and Peter Siddle for three.
Australia had reached 155-7 at lunch with the writing very on the wall.
Pakistan made 282 in its first innings and then knocked down Australia by a low 145, gaining a winning lead of 137 runs.
batting highlights of Pakistan in this match were 94 and 66 of
starter Fakhar Zaman in his first test, while captain Sarfraz returned to
form with entries of 94 and 81.
Both teams now play a series of three international Twenty20 with the first in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.