After taking the first 4 wickets early, Abdullah Shafiq dropped Mitchell Marsh’s catch for just 20 runs.
In the Melbourne Test, Mitchell Marsh returned to the pavilion suffering from nervous nineties, and Australia’s five wickets fell in the second innings. According to the details, on the third day of the Test match, the Pakistani fast bowlers made a good comeback and showed the Australian top order to the pavilion for just 16 runs. On the second ball, Shaheen Afridi dismissed Usman Khawaja; Labushin also returned to the pavilion before the lunch break, after which Mir Hamza caught 2 off 2 balls and clean bowled the dangerous batsman David Warner and Travis Head.
Slip fielder Abdullah Shafiq then dropped a catch from Mitchell Marsh off Amir Jamal for a solo score of 20, after which he opened the batting. Earlier, he lost the catch of David Warner in the first innings, after which he created a lot of trouble for the Pakistani bowlers. Similarly, Mitchell Marsh also took full advantage of the drop chance, but he fell victim to the nervous Nineties for 96 runs. When Mir Hamza was dismissed, Australia’s score in the second innings was 169 runs, and they had a lead of 223 runs over Pakistan.
Earlier, at the start of the third day, Pakistani batsmen Muhammad Rizwan and Amir Jamal restarted the Pakistani innings with 194 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. After that, Shaheen Afridi 21, Hasan Ali and Mir Hamza could only add 2.2 runs to the score, Aamir Jamal was not out on 33 runs off 80 balls, and the entire Pakistan team returned to the pavilion 264 runs, while Australia scored 318 runs in their first innings.