Australia beat Pakistan in final ODI, win 4-1
ADELAIDE: Australia wrapped up the five match one-day series against Pakistan 4-1 as they won the high-scoring fifth ODI by 57 runs at Adelaide on Thursday, ARY News reported.
Australia won the toss and took guard in the dead rubber game. They scored 369/7 in their 50 overs.
Warner amassed 179 runs from 128 balls which included 19 boundaries and five sixes in the game whereas his opening partner Head scored 128 runs off 137 deliveries with the help of nine fours and three maximums.
The opening duo put up an opening stand of 284 runs in the match.
James Faulkner and Glenn Maxwell scored 18 and 13 runs respectively for the hosts.
Pakistan’s Junaid Khan and Hasan Ali grabbed two wickets each in the match while Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz dismissed one Australian batsman each.
Pakistan require 370 runs to win from 50 overs with required run rate of 7.40 per over.
Chasing 370 runs to win, Pakistan managed 312/9 in 49.1 overs. Babar Azam was the top scorer for the team with 100 runs off 109 balls which included seven boundaries and a six.
Sharjeel Khan scored 79 runs from 69 balls with the help of nine fours and two sixes and Umar Akmal made 46 runs from 40 balls with seven boundaries to his name.
Mitchell Starc took four wickets for Australia while Pat Cummins grabbed two wickets. Josh Hazlewood, James Faulkner and Adam Zampa took one wicket each as well.