Sydney Test: Australia dominate Pakistan as Renshaw, Warner score tons
SYDNEY: Australian openers Matt Renshaw and David Warner scored centuries as Australia ended day one of Sydney Test at 365/3, ARY News reported on Tuesday.
Australia won the toss and chose to bat first in the dead rubber game.
Matt Renshaw is batting at 167 runs off 275 deliveries with 18 boundaries to his name while Peter Handscomb is not out at 40 runs from 82 balls with four fours.
Pakistan just managed to take three wickets as Australian batsmen dominated the first day.
David Warner raised his bat for his century as he reached his triple figures in 78 balls after hitting 17 fours. The home side lost the opener on the score of 151 as he was caught behind by Sarfraz Ahmed after contributing 113 runs from 95 balls with the bat.
Australia were then reduced to 203/2 as Usman Khawaja was dismissed in a similar fashion after contributing 13 runs for the side.
Sarfraz Ahmed grabbed his third catch of the day as Steve Smith was also caught by the wicket keeper from the bowling of leg spinner Yasir Shah. The Australian captain scored 24 runs from 40 balls after hitting three boundaries.
The hosts lead the three-match series 2-0.