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Ten-wicket Abbas destroys Australia for Pakistan’s series win

ABU DHABI: Medium pacer Mohammad Abbas took his maiden ten-wicket haul in a match to fire Pakistan to a 373-run win over Australia in the second Test in Abu Dhabi on Friday. Abbas followed his 5-33 in the first innings with figures of 5-62 to wreck Australia for 164. The victory, after Australia were set a 538-run target, allowed Pakistan to wrap up the two-match series 1-0 after Australia fought back to draw the first Test in Dubai last week. It was Australia's heaviest defeat against Pakistan, beating the 356-run…

Pakistan 266-4 at close in reply to Sri Lanka’s 419

ABU DHABI: Pakistan, replying to Sri Lanka's first innings total of 419, reached 266-4 on the third day of the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. Azhar Ali was unbeaten on 74 while Babar Azam fell in the last over of the day for 28 as Pakistan were still 153 behind with six wickets intact. Openers Shan Masood (59) and Sami Aslam (51) had put 114 for the first wicket while Asad Shafiq made 39. Earlier Openers Shan Masood and Sami Aslam scored half centuries before Sri Lanka's spinners hit back to put Pakistan under…

Abu Dhabi Test: Pakistan lose third wicket after tea break

ABU DHABI: Pakistan lost their third wicket after tea break on third day of the first Test on Saturday when Asad Shafiq (39) caught by Thirmanne off Herath at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Earlier, experienced batsmen Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq steadied Pakistan's innings after Sri Lanka took two quick wickets. Ali, who completed 5,000 Test runs when on 32, was unbeaten on 37 as Pakistan still trail the Sri Lankan first innings total of 419 by 225 runs. Openers Shan Masood and Sami Aslam set the platform for a…

Abu Dhabi Test: Gabriel takes five as Pakistan all out on 452

ABU DHABI: Pakistan were all out after scoring 452 in their first innings on the second day of the Abu Dhabi test match against West Indies on Saturday. Pakistan started the second day at 304/4 with skipper Misbah-ul-Haq at the crease. The skipper was the first man to be dismissed as he was trapped leg before from the bowling pff Shannon Gabriel after scoring 96 runs with the help of four boundaries and two sixes whereas Yasir Shah contributed 23 runs with the blade before he was caught Devendra Bishoo from the bowling of…