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1st Test, Day 3: Pakistan in command against Australia

By Sahir Usman
Oct 09, 2018 • 21:12 PM

Oct.9 (CRICKETNMORE) - Pakistan's off-spinner Bilal Asif took six-wicket haul in his debut test as the visitors were bowled out for 202 on the third day of the first test in Dubai on Tuesday. SCORECARD

Asif’s 6-36 saw Australia collapse from 142-0 to 202 all out in their first innings as Pakistan took a substantial 280-run lead.

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Australia were well-placed at 137 without loss with Usman Khawaja (85) and debutant Aaron Finch (62), but the slump followed shortly after as the Baggy Greens lost all 10 wickets for just 60 runs.

Pakistan were 45/3 in second innings and are 325 runs ahead of Australia at stumps on Day 3.

Brief Scores

Pakistan 1st Innings: 482
Mohammad Hafeez 126, Haris Sohail 110
Peter Siddle 3/58, Nathan Lyon 2/114

Australia 1st Innings: 202
Aaron Finch 62, Usman Khawaja 85
Bilal Asif 6/36, Mohammad Abbas 4/29

Pakistan 2nd Innings: 45/3
Imam-ul-Haq 23*, Mohammad Hafeez 17
Jon Holland 2/9, Nathan Lyon 1/23