Chasing the target of 317 runs given by Australia, the entire Pakistan team was bowled out for 237 runs in the second innings.
December 29, 2023) Australia defeated Pakistan by 79 runs in the second Test and took a decisive lead in the series. In pursuit of the target of 317 runs given by Australia, the entire Pakistan team was bowled out for 237 runs in the second innings. The Green Caps were defeated by 79 runs in the match. According to the details, Pakistan did not start well in the second innings, and Abdullah Shafiq was dismissed after scoring four runs. At the same time, Imamul Haq also returned to the pavilion with an individual score of 12. The dismissed player was Shaan Masood, who was dismissed after scoring 60 runs.
Babar Azam scored 41 runs and was clean bowled by Josh Hazlewood, while Saud Shakeel scored 24 runs and was caught behind the wickets off Starc; Mohammad Rizwan also scored 35 runs and was a victim of Pete Cummins while Pete Cummins also caught Amir Jamal out for no run.
Salman Ali Agha played an innings of 50 runs, while Shaheen Shah Afridi and Mir Hamza were also dismissed for zero.
On behalf of Australia, Pete Cummins bowled brilliantly and dismissed 5 players, while 4 wickets fell to Mitchell Starc, and Josh Hazlewood caught one player. Started with 186 runs for 6, and the entire team was bowled out for 262 runs; Alex Carey played an innings of 53 runs.
Australia’s Mitchell Marsh was dismissed for 96 runs, while Steve Smith 50, Pat Cummins 16, Nathan Line 11, and Mitchell Starc returned to the pavilion with 9 runs. From Pakistan, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Mir Hamza dismissed 4 4 players, while two wickets went to Aamir Jamal. David Warner 6, Marence Labushin got out by scoring 4 runs, while Usman Khawaja and Travis Head could not open the account.
By the end of the third day of the ongoing Melbourne Test between Pakistan and Australia, Australia had gained a lead of 241 runs over Pakistan. At the start of the third day, Pakistani batsmen Mohammad Rizwan and Aamir Jamal scored 194 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. Mohammad Rizwan scored 42 runs off 51 balls. He returned to the pavilion after being caught out by Warner on Cummins’ ball, after which Shaheen Afridi, 21, Hasan Ali, and Mir Hamza added only 2-2 runs to the score. Aamir Jamal was not out by scoring 33 runs off 80 balls.
When Australia started their second innings, the Shaheens attacked them; on the second ball of the innings, Shaheen walked Usman Khawaja, and before lunch, Labushin was also dismissed. After the fall of 4 wickets, Mitchell Marsh and Smith took over the batting, and both made half-centuries, but Mitchell Marsh got close to a century and fell victim to Mir Hamza on 96 runs, after which Steve Smith also scored 50 runs and gave the wicket to Shaheen Afridi on a total of 187.
On the second day of the match, Pakistan’s innings were opened by Abdullah Shafiq and Imamul Haq, but Imamul Haq scored 10 runs and was caught out by Nathan Lyon; Abdullah Shafiq and Shaan Masood showed responsible batting. When the team’s score reached 124 runs, Abdullah Shafiq was dismissed after scoring 62 runs. Babar Azam was also clean-bowled by Pete Cummins for just one run. Shaun Masood was also caught trying to hit Nathan Lyon for a six on 54 runs. Got out while Saud Shakeel played an innings of 9 runs.
Salman Ali Agha was caught behind the wickets off Pat Cummins after scoring 5 runs. When the second day’s play ended, Pakistan scored 194 runs for the loss of 6 wickets; Mohammad Rizwan, 29, and Aamir Jamal were at the wicket with 2 runs. In the first session of the second day of the Melbourne Test, the Pakistani pacers dominated and fast. The bowlers sent 7 Australian players to the pavilion, and the entire Australian team was bowled out for 318 runs.
On behalf of Pakistan, Aamir Jamal dismissed 3 players. At the same time, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Mir Hamza, and Hasan Ali took two wickets each, and Salman Ali Agha dismissed one player in the second match of the 3-match Test series. At the end of the first day’s play, Australia scored 187 runs for the loss of 3 wickets. In the second Test match between Pakistan and Australia being played in Melbourne, Pakistan won the toss and decided to field.
In the first session of the match, Australia scored 90 runs for one wicket, but David Warner scored 38 runs and was caught out by Salman Ali Agha. When the second session started, Usman Khawaja scored 42 runs for Hasan Ali. They became a victim when Australia’s third wicket fell on 154 runs, and Aamir Jamal sent Steve Smith to the pavilion for 26 runs. Meanwhile, it also rained in Melbourne, and the match had to be stopped for a while, but due to rain, 66 overs were played on the first day.