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Australia win by an innings and 5 runs

Toss - Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat.
In over# 85
Runs : 4 Bowler: Mitchell Starc Wickets : 0
84.6
4
FOUR! Mitchell Starc to Naseem Shah. In-swinging full toss, to leg no foot movement driving, well timed past long on for 4 runs. Thumped down the ground. Naseem Shah showing the elder statesman in the team how it's done.
In over# 84
Runs : 4 Bowler: Pat Cummins Wickets : 0
83.4
4
FOUR! Pat Cummins to Imran Khan. Length ball, outside off stump backing away flick, leading edge in the air uncontrolled past third man for 4 runs. How did that go there? Looking leg side with everything going away from the ball, except the bat. Looping edge over the slip fielders and away for four.
In over# 80
Runs : 4 Bowler: Steven Smith Wickets : 0
79.3
4
FOUR! Steven Smith to Asad Shafiq. Leg spinner full toss, outside off stump on the front foot Slog, well timed in the air under control past long on for 4 runs. A real freebie. Given plenty of air but too much as Smith can't get the ball to pitch. Shafiq helps himself.
In over# 78
Runs : 4 Bowler: Nathan Lyon Wickets : 0
77.4
4
FOUR! Nathan Lyon to Asad Shafiq. Off break length ball, middle stump on the front foot sweeping, well timed past fine leg for 4 runs. Paddled around the corner very fine. Uses the pace and places it out of the reach of fine leg.
In over# 77
Runs : 4 Bowler: Marnus Labuschagne Wickets : 0
76.4
4
FOUR! Marnus Labuschagne to Asad Shafiq. Leg spinner half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs. Pierces the small gap in the cover region. Tossed up by the legspinner and it was sweetly driven along the floor.
In over# 61
Runs : 4 Bowler: Mitchell Starc Wickets : 0
60.6
4
FOUR! Mitchell Starc to Yasir Shah. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep point for 4 runs. Flashed to the fence. Width was on offer and Yasir Shah didn't need a second invitation to throw the bat.
In over# 60
Runs : 4 Bowler: Josh Hazlewood Wickets : 0
59.6
4
FOUR! Josh Hazlewood to Asad Shafiq. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Powerfully done. Shafiq was so quick to pick up on the length and get onto the back foot. Smacked way in front of square with confidence.
In over# 59
Runs : 4 Bowler: Pat Cummins Wickets : 0
58.5
4
FOUR! Pat Cummins to Asad Shafiq. Back of a length, outside off stump on the front foot driving, thick edge past third man for 4 runs. Hit on the up with a stroke of luck. Doesn't get it out of the middle of the bat but enough to pick up the boundary.
In over# 57
Runs : 4 Bowler: Pat Cummins Wickets : 0
56.3
4
FOUR! Pat Cummins to Yasir Shah. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs. Threw everything at this once he saw the width offered. Plenty of fielders around the bat so gaps in the field to find.
In over# 54
Runs : 4 Bowler: Josh Hazlewood Wickets : 0
53.4
4
FOUR! Josh Hazlewood to Mohammad Rizwan. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Steer, well timed past third man for 4 runs. Little more streaky, even though he did open the face. Maybe got it a little finer than he would have wanted.
In over# 53
Runs : 12 Bowler: Pat Cummins Wickets : 0
52.4
4
FOUR! Pat Cummins to Mohammad Rizwan. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long on for 4 runs. It just keeps getting better for Rizwan and Pakistan. His third boundary of the over and maybe the best one yet. Punching the ball back past Cummins in style.
52.2
4
FOUR! Pat Cummins to Mohammad Rizwan. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Steer, well timed past third man for 4 runs. Two in a row. Off side this time, opening the face at the last moment to access behind square.
52.1
4
FOUR! Pat Cummins to Mohammad Rizwan. Half volley, off stump on the front foot flick, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Great start to the session for the visitors. Rizwan clipping the ball off his toes with the angle. No chance for the fielder to come around and stop that.
In over# 51
Runs : 8 Bowler: Pat Cummins Wickets : 0
50.6
4
FOUR! Pat Cummins to Mohammad Rizwan. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Takes on the short ball this time. Acres of space on the leg side so a safe shot once the connection is solid enough.
50.5
4
FOUR! Pat Cummins to Mohammad Rizwan. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long on for 4 runs. Everything was in good order as Rizwan drives back down the ground. Showing the maker's name to the bowler and beating the mid on fielder.
In over# 50
Runs : 4 Bowler: Nathan Lyon Wickets : 0
49.5
4
FOUR! Nathan Lyon to Mohammad Rizwan. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, well timed in the air under control past long on for 4 runs. You could sense Rizwan was itching to get after Lyon. He eventually picks the ball he wants to get down to and drills it over mid on.
In over# 47
Runs : 4 Bowler: Mitchell Starc Wickets : 0
46.1
4
FOUR! Mitchell Starc to Asad Shafiq. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs. Solid cover drive along the floor. Uses the middle of his bat along with some fantastic timing and placement. Shafiq looks to be playing on a different surface to everyone else.
In over# 44
Runs : 4 Bowler: Pat Cummins Wickets : 0
43.5
4
FOUR! Pat Cummins to Iftikhar Ahmed. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep cover for 4 runs. Crunched to the cover fence. Anything in his arc and Iftikhar is happy to throw the hands. Wonderful sound off the bat.
In over# 42
Runs : 4 Bowler: Pat Cummins Wickets : 0
41.3
4
FOUR! Pat Cummins to Asad Shafiq. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long off for 4 runs. Solid punch back down the ground. All the pace is on the ball so if Shafiq finds the gap it will be four runs.
In over# 33
Runs : 4 Bowler: Pat Cummins Wickets : 0
32.4
4
FOUR! Pat Cummins to Shan Masood. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Fended, outside edge past third man for 4 runs. This all came about because of the short ball barrage. Loose shot pushing the hands at a wide delivery and he is fortunate he finds the gap.
In over# 30
Runs : 4 Bowler: Josh Hazlewood Wickets : 0
29.3
4
FOUR! Josh Hazlewood to Azhar Ali. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, outside edge past third man for 4 runs. Rare loose shot by one of the batsmen. Azhar gets away with it though as Australia only have two slips in place. Few more runs scored since lunch than we saw in the morning.
In over# 29
Runs : 4 Bowler: Pat Cummins Wickets : 0
28.4
4
FOUR! Pat Cummins to Azhar Ali. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long on for 4 runs. Crisp sound off the bat on impact. Everyone in the stadium knew this was four straight away. Shot of the day so far.
In over# 26
Runs : 4 Bowler: Josh Hazlewood Wickets : 0
25.4
4
FOUR! Josh Hazlewood to Azhar Ali. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs. Australia had left this gap tempting Azhar and once the right ball came he took advantage. Glorious square drive which also brings up the fifty partnership.
In over# 25
Runs : 4 Bowler: Mitchell Starc Wickets : 0
24.2
4
FOUR! Mitchell Starc to Shan Masood. Half volley, middle stump on the front foot working, well timed past fine leg for 4 runs. Great balance as Starc goes for the yorker. Masood wasn't falling over into the leg side on contact and instead he was nice and still and timed the ball perfectly.
In over# 20
Runs : 4 Bowler: Josh Hazlewood Wickets : 0
19.4
4
FOUR! Josh Hazlewood to Azhar Ali. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long off for 4 runs. A good response to some challenging bowling. Presenting the full face of the bat and timing it well enough to reach the fence.
In over# 16
Runs : 4 Bowler: Nathan Lyon Wickets : 0
15.6
4
FOUR! Nathan Lyon to Shan Masood. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs. Fraction wide but it is the length which allowed Masood to get on the back foot. Well placed into the gap for his first boundary.
In over# 8
Runs : 4 Bowler: Josh Hazlewood Wickets : 0
7.4
4
FOUR! Josh Hazlewood to Azhar Ali. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot working, well timed past long on for 4 runs. Great clip through the leg side. Timed to perfection by Azhar as he picks up Pakistan's first boundary off the bat.
In over# 158
Runs : 4 Bowler: Yasir Shah Wickets : 0
157.2
4
FOUR! Yasir Shah to Nathan Lyon. Leg spinner length ball, off stump on the front foot sweeping, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Clubbed from Lyon. A favourite shot of his the sweep and he connects superbly. Bonus runs for Australia.
In over# 156
Runs : 4 Bowler: Yasir Shah Wickets : 0
155.6
4
FOUR! Yasir Shah to Josh Hazlewood. Leg spinner half volley, off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long off for 4 runs. The crowd will see a double-century today, except it's from the bowling of Yasir Shah and not one of their batsmen. A terrific shot to bring it up by Hazlewood as he forces the straight drive back down the ground.
In over# 154
Runs : 4 Bowler: Yasir Shah Wickets : 0
153.1
4
FOUR! Yasir Shah to Nathan Lyon. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, well timed past third man for 4 runs. Opening the blade to find the gap behind square. Lyon gets into the action with a boundary.
In over# 147
Runs : 8 Bowler: Shaheen Afridi Wickets : 0
146.3
4
FOUR! Shaheen Afridi to Marnus Labuschagne. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Even better than before. Clipped off the stumps with incredible timing and placement.
146.2
4
FOUR! Shaheen Afridi to Marnus Labuschagne. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot working, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Runs keep on ticking over. Everything Labuschagne has touched has turned to gold today.
In over# 144
Runs : 4 Bowler: Haris Sohail Wickets : 0
143.3
4
FOUR! Haris Sohail to Marnus Labuschagne. Stock length ball, outside off stump down the track Slog, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Skips down and drags it over to the leg side. Slightly fortunate as he didn't get to the pitch but he went through with the shot anyway.
In over# 143
Runs : 4 Bowler: Iftikhar Ahmed Wickets : 0
142.2
4
FOUR! Iftikhar Ahmed to Tim Paine. Off break length ball, down leg side on the back foot driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs. First boundary for the Aussie captain. Picking up on the length quickly and getting deep in the crease. Punched off the back foot through the covers.
In over# 137
Runs : 4 Bowler: Yasir Shah Wickets : 0
136.6
4
FOUR! Yasir Shah to Travis Head. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long off for 4 runs. Reaches out and slaps it past mid off. Pakistan have been made to chase leather all day.
In over# 135
Runs : 4 Bowler: Yasir Shah Wickets : 0
134.3
4
FOUR! Yasir Shah to Travis Head. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the back foot driving, well timed past deep point for 4 runs. Four more to Travis Head. Rocking back and pouncing on a delivery which is slightly short.
In over# 134
Runs : 4 Bowler: Haris Sohail Wickets : 0
133.4
4
FOUR! Haris Sohail to Travis Head. Stock ball yorker, outside off stump on the front foot driving, outside edge past third man for 4 runs. Streaky way to pick up your first boundary. Off the edge down to the vacant third man region.
In over# 130
Runs : 4 Bowler: Yasir Shah Wickets : 0
129.4
4
FOUR! Yasir Shah to Matthew Wade. Leg spinner half volley, middle stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, well timed in the air under control past third man for 4 runs. The conventional sweep may be blocked off but the reverse is still on. Enough power to beat the chasing fielder and keep the score ticking over.
In over# 128
Runs : 4 Bowler: Yasir Shah Wickets : 0
127.6
4
FOUR! Yasir Shah to Marnus Labuschagne. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, past third man for 4 runs. Running it down past first slip so easily. Using the turn to his benefit and knowing where the fielders are.
In over# 127
Runs : 4 Bowler: Shaheen Afridi Wickets : 0
126.2
4
FOUR! Shaheen Afridi to Matthew Wade. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs. Classy stroke behind point. Opening the face at the last moment to find the gap while using the pace on the ball.
In over# 123
Runs : 8 Bowler: Imran Khan Wickets : 0
122.5
4
FOUR! Imran Khan to Marnus Labuschagne. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long off for 4 runs. Best shot of the day. Presenting the full face to the bowler and drilling the ball back past him for four. Some knock this has been by Labuschagne.
122.4
4
FOUR! Imran Khan to Marnus Labuschagne. Back of a length, outside off stump on the front foot pulling, well timed past deep backward square leg for 4 runs. Helps it around the corner. Length is all wrong with the field that is set by Pakistan.
In over# 122
Runs : 6 Bowler: Iftikhar Ahmed Wickets : 0
121.2
6
SIX! Iftikhar Ahmed to Matthew Wade. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track Slog, well timed in the air under control over long on for 6 runs. Down the track showing his intent to the part-timer. Clean striker of a cricket ball and there was no doubt this was going all the way.
In over# 120
Runs : 4 Bowler: Iftikhar Ahmed Wickets : 0
119.1
4
FOUR! Iftikhar Ahmed to Marnus Labuschagne. Off break length ball, down leg side on the front foot sweeping, well timed past fine leg for 4 runs. Paddled around the corner. Decent effort in the deep from the fast bowler but too much for him to do.
In over# 114
Runs : 4 Bowler: Yasir Shah Wickets : 0
113.5
4
FOUR! Yasir Shah to Matthew Wade. Leg spinner back of a length, to leg on the back foot pulling, well timed in the air under control past deep backward square leg for 4 runs. Dragged down and punished. Wade was never going to miss out on an opportunity as good as this.
In over# 112
Runs : 4 Bowler: Yasir Shah Wickets : 0
111.1
4
FOUR! Yasir Shah to Matthew Wade. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump moves in front sweeping, well timed past fine leg for 4 runs. Clever batting with the field set. Moving across his stumps to access the vacant fine leg region and helping the ball on its way with the turn.
In over# 110
Runs : 4 Bowler: Yasir Shah Wickets : 0
109.1
4
FOUR! Yasir Shah to Matthew Wade. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed past deep point for 4 runs. Anything fractionally short sits up and invites the batsman to pick Yasir off.
In over# 108
Runs : 4 Bowler: Yasir Shah Wickets : 0
107.1
4
FOUR! Yasir Shah to Matthew Wade. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump down the track Slog, well timed in the air under control past long on for 4 runs. Wade is not the type of batsman who will want to sit and defend. Down the track to Yasir Shah straight away and thumps him through midwicket. This could be a good battle.
In over# 107
Runs : 4 Bowler: Shaheen Afridi Wickets : 0
106.4
4
FOUR! Shaheen Afridi to Marnus Labuschagne. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, outside edge past third man for 4 runs. Not how he would have wanted to get to a debut Test century but he won't care. Brilliant moment for Labuschagne in front of his home crowd.
In over# 106
Runs : 4 Bowler: Yasir Shah Wickets : 0
105.5
4
FOUR! Yasir Shah to Matthew Wade. Leg spinner half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs. All too easy after three very good deliveries. Wade doesn't miss out as he drives confidently through the off side.
In over# 104
Runs : 4 Bowler: Yasir Shah Wickets : 0
103.4
4
FOUR! Yasir Shah to Steven Smith. Leg spinner length ball, middle stump down the track flick, well timed in the air under control past deep square leg for 4 runs. Great way to get off the mark. Jumping down the track to the spinner and whipping him over the leg side. Smith looks like he wants to get on with it.
In over# 100
Runs : 4 Bowler: Yasir Shah Wickets : 0
99.2
4
FOUR! Yasir Shah to Marnus Labuschagne. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot flick, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Strong wristwork and bravery to take the ball from outside off stump and whip it through the leg side. Pressure was building and that was one way to release some of it.
In over# 96
Runs : 4 Bowler: Yasir Shah Wickets : 0
95.1
4
FOUR! Yasir Shah to Marnus Labuschagne. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs. Positively dealt with to move to a career best score. Cheers go up for the home town lad.
In over# 94
Runs : 4 Bowler: Imran Khan Wickets : 0
93.2
4
FOUR! Imran Khan to Marnus Labuschagne. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Anything slightly short this morning has paid the price. Batsmen can trust the bounce and are happy to get on the back foot and play the flat-batted shot.
In over# 91
Runs : 8 Bowler: Shaheen Afridi Wickets : 0
90.4
4
FOUR! Shaheen Afridi to Marnus Labuschagne. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep cover for 4 runs. Given too much width on this occasion with Shaheen changing to over the wicket. Met by an expansive drive through the covers.
90.2
4
FOUR! Shaheen Afridi to Marnus Labuschagne. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long off for 4 runs. Touch overpitched which is met by a firm, straight drive back past the bowler. First boundary of the day.
In over# 87
Runs : 4 Bowler: Shaheen Afridi Wickets : 0
86.3
4
FOUR! Shaheen Afridi to Marnus Labuschagne. Full toss, middle stump on the front foot working, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. That will be fifty for Labuschagne. He has hit form ever since he was brought into the Ashes and that has carried on here.
In over# 84
Runs : 4 Bowler: Naseem Shah Wickets : 0
83.3
4
FOUR! Naseem Shah to Marnus Labuschagne. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs. All too easy with width on offer. Added pace with the new ball and it pings off the middle. Four runs.
In over# 79
Runs : 4 Bowler: Yasir Shah Wickets : 0
78.2
4
FOUR! Yasir Shah to Marnus Labuschagne. Leg spinner length ball, down leg side on the front foot sweeping, well timed past deep square leg for 4 runs. Places this perfectly into the gap. Rolled his wrists to control the ball and generated pace to split the fielders.
In over# 78
Runs : 4 Bowler: Haris Sohail Wickets : 0
77.5
4
FOUR! Haris Sohail to Marnus Labuschagne. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, outside edge past third man for 4 runs.
In over# 76
Runs : 4 Bowler: Haris Sohail Wickets : 0
75.6
4
FOUR! Haris Sohail to David Warner. Stock length ball, down leg side on the front foot glancing, past fine leg for 4 runs, mis-fielded by Shah. Sloppy work in the outfield. Should have been stopped by the debutant Naseem but fatigue sets in and he struggles to bend his back.
In over# 72
Runs : 4 Bowler: Haris Sohail Wickets : 0
71.3
4
FOUR! Haris Sohail to Marnus Labuschagne. Stock ball full toss, middle stump on the front foot flick, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. This is all Labuschagne has to do. Wait for the bad ball from the part-timer and hope to find the gap.
In over# 69
Runs : 4 Bowler: Yasir Shah Wickets : 0
68.3
4
FOUR! Yasir Shah to Marnus Labuschagne. Leg spinner back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs. Dropping it short and gets punished. Easy pickings for Labuschagne.
In over# 64
Runs : 4 Bowler: Naseem Shah Wickets : 0
63.5
4
FOUR! Naseem Shah to Marnus Labuschagne. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs, fielded by Afridi, fielded by Ahmed. Warner's second all run four today. His fitness levels in this heat are incredible.
In over# 57
Runs : 4 Bowler: Yasir Shah Wickets : 0
56.6
4
FOUR! Yasir Shah to David Warner. Leg spinner length ball, middle stump down the track driving, well timed past long off for 4 runs. Flat and hard. That went like a rocket past mid off.
In over# 55
Runs : 4 Bowler: Yasir Shah Wickets : 0
54.1
4
FOUR! Yasir Shah to David Warner. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed past deep point for 4 runs. Bit of a gift. Short, wide with no fielders deep on the off side.
In over# 49
Runs : 4 Bowler: Naseem Shah Wickets : 0
48.2
4
FOUR! Naseem Shah to Joe Burns. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long on for 4 runs. Glorious piece of batting. Full face of the bat with a little extension of the arms to add the required power. Hardest shot in the book made to look very easy.
In over# 46
Runs : 8 Bowler: Iftikhar Ahmed Wickets : 0
45.6
4
FOUR! Iftikhar Ahmed to Joe Burns. Off break length ball, down leg side on the front foot sweeping, well timed past deep backward square leg for 4 runs. Back to back boundaries. Change of line and angle of attack but the field is not set for this type of delivery. Down the leg side and all Burns has to do is beat short fine leg.
45.5
4
FOUR! Iftikhar Ahmed to Joe Burns. Off break length ball, off stump down the track driving, well timed in the air under control past long off for 4 runs. Classy stroke against the spinner. Hitting inside-out against what little turn there is. One bounce and into the fence.
In over# 44
Runs : 4 Bowler: Yasir Shah Wickets : 0
43.5
4
FOUR! Yasir Shah to David Warner. Leg spinner length ball, down leg side on the front foot sweeping, well timed past fine leg for 4 runs, mis-fielded by Afridi. The spin has done for Shaheen. Down in the long barrier but he has gone too early and the ball spits and turns past him. Pakistan are looking a liitle ragged.
In over# 43
Runs : 4 Bowler: Imran Khan Wickets : 0
42.5
4
FOUR! Imran Khan to David Warner. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long off for 4 runs. Waited for the fuller delivery and leans into it. The speed the ball comes off the bat is incredible.
In over# 40
Runs : 4 Bowler: Yasir Shah Wickets : 0
39.6
4
FOUR! Yasir Shah to Joe Burns. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump down the track Slog, well timed in the air under control past long on for 4 runs. Bit of a hoick across the line. He wasn't to the pitch and it looked an awkward shot but he managed to get away with it. A big sigh of relief once the ball cleared mid on.
In over# 38
Runs : 4 Bowler: Yasir Shah Wickets : 0
37.4
4
FOUR! Yasir Shah to David Warner. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs. Superb cricket. Running at the bowler, getting to the pitch and placing it through the gap.
In over# 22
Runs : 4 Bowler: Yasir Shah Wickets : 0
21.3
4
FOUR! Yasir Shah to David Warner. Googly half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs. Two good deliveries followed by a loopy full length ball which is put away in typical Warner fashion.
In over# 21
Runs : 4 Bowler: Imran Khan Wickets : 0
20.4
4
FOUR! Imran Khan to Joe Burns. Short, outside off stump on the back foot hooking, well timed in the air under control past deep square leg for 4 runs. Taken off the badge of his helmet and controlled into the leg side. Not that much pace to trouble Burns and he is happy to trust the bounce.
In over# 18
Runs : 4 Bowler: Iftikhar Ahmed Wickets : 0
17.4
4
FOUR! Iftikhar Ahmed to Joe Burns. Off break length ball, off stump down the track driving, well timed in the air under control past deep extra cover for 4 runs. Great use of the feet to get inside the line and to the pitch. Chipped over the top with ease to bring up a fifth boundary.
In over# 16
Runs : 4 Bowler: Iftikhar Ahmed Wickets : 0
15.1
4
FOUR! Iftikhar Ahmed to Joe Burns. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, well timed in the air under control past long on for 4 runs. Aggression immediately towards the off spinner. Without the ball turning it is a safe shot even if he doesn't get to the pitch.
In over# 15
Runs : 4 Bowler: Imran Khan Wickets : 0
14.5
4
FOUR! Imran Khan to David Warner. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot pulling, well timed past long on for 4 runs. Slapped back down the ground, wide of mid on. Not timed perfectly but Warner is so strong that he still picks up the boundary.
In over# 13
Runs : 4 Bowler: Naseem Shah Wickets : 0
12.5
4
FOUR! Naseem Shah to Joe Burns. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed in the air under control past deep backward square leg for 4 runs. Takes on the short ball, even though it came at him at pace. Played well in the end and he knew there was acres of space in the deep.
In over# 12
Runs : 4 Bowler: Shaheen Afridi Wickets : 0
11.4
4
FOUR! Shaheen Afridi to David Warner. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs, fielded by Khan, fielded by Ali. Smashed through the covers. Hit well enough to reach the boundary but the outfield is huge at the Gabba. They run four anyway.
In over# 9
Runs : 4 Bowler: Naseem Shah Wickets : 0
8.1
4
FOUR! Naseem Shah to David Warner. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs. He may be quick but if the ball isn't in the right area it will fly to the rope.
In over# 6
Runs : 4 Bowler: Imran Khan Wickets : 0
5.4
4
FOUR! Imran Khan to David Warner. Half volley, outside off stump no foot movement driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs. That is bread and butter for Warner. No movement through the air and the ball goes straight into the sweet spot of Warner's bat.
In over# 3
Runs : 4 Bowler: Shaheen Afridi Wickets : 0
2.3
4
FOUR! Shaheen Afridi to Joe Burns. Length ball, to leg on the front foot defending, outside edge past third man for 4 runs. Off the edge but played with soft hands. Found the gap in the slips and rolls away towards the fence. Burns has got off to a flyer this morning.
In over# 2
Runs : 4 Bowler: Imran Khan Wickets : 0
1.5
4
FOUR! Imran Khan to Joe Burns. Short, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed in the air under control past third man for 4 runs. Up and over from Burns. That is not the line and length to be bowling with a new ball in your hand.
In over# 85
Runs : 4 Bowler: Mitchell Starc Wickets : 0
84.1
4
FOUR! Mitchell Starc to Imran Khan. Length ball, outside off stump backing away driving, well timed in the air under control past long off for 4 runs. An incredible shot back over Starc's head. Imran gave himself so much room to allow him to free the arms and he nailed the stroke. Australia's openers will be getting twitchy as the runs keep counting down.
In over# 82
Runs : 4 Bowler: Josh Hazlewood Wickets : 0
81.3
4
FOUR! Josh Hazlewood to Shaheen Afridi. Short, down leg side on the back foot pulling, top edge in the air uncontrolled past third man for 4 runs. Wild swing of the bat. Shaheen is definitely here for a good time not a long time.
In over# 81
Runs : 4 Bowler: Mitchell Starc Wickets : 0
80.1
4
NEW BALL. FOUR! Mitchell Starc to Shaheen Afridi. Full toss, down leg side on the front foot Slog, well timed past deep square leg for 4 runs. Runs are starting to flow. Shaheen decides to have a go as Starc misses the spearing yorker.
In over# 80
Runs : 4 Bowler: Josh Hazlewood Wickets : 0
79.5
4
FOUR! Josh Hazlewood to Yasir Shah. Short, outside off stump backing away pulling, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Things are happening very quickly now. Yasir knows the new ball is around the corner and he is batting with the tail so it's time to throw the bat. Career best for Yasir.
In over# 77
Runs : 4 Bowler: Pat Cummins Wickets : 0
76.1
4
FOUR! Pat Cummins to Yasir Shah. Length ball, off stump on the front foot flick, well timed past deep backward square leg for 4 runs. What a brilliant shot. Clipped off the legs with some added flair and he looks to be enjoying himself out there.
In over# 74
Runs : 8 Bowler: Nathan Lyon Wickets : 0
73.4
4
FOUR! Nathan Lyon to Yasir Shah. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot slog sweeping, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Aggressive stroke from Yasir Shah. He is taking the attack to Lyon with hard, conventional sweeps. Very good option, hitting with the spin.
73.1
4
FOUR! Nathan Lyon to Yasir Shah. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, well timed in the air under control past long on for 4 runs. Using the feet to the off spinner and taking him over the top. Great intent shown by Pakistan since the tea break.
In over# 73
Runs : 4 Bowler: Marnus Labuschagne Wickets : 0
72.6
4
FOUR! Marnus Labuschagne to Mohammad Rizwan. Leg spinner length ball, down leg side on the front foot sweeping, well timed past fine leg for 4 runs. No chance of dragging this one back. Hit firmly with the horizontal bat and he knows with Labuschagne around the wicket, LBW is out of the equation.
In over# 71
Runs : 8 Bowler: Marnus Labuschagne Wickets : 0
70.4
4
FOUR! Marnus Labuschagne to Mohammad Rizwan. Leg spinner back of a length, off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Another one which sits up asking to be put away. Rizwan accepts the invitation and swats it between the two deep fielders. Not the best over from Labuschagne.
70.1
4
FOUR! Marnus Labuschagne to Yasir Shah. Leg spinner back of a length, middle stump on the back foot pulling, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Dragged way down first ball. Even Yasir Shah will help himself to this.
In over# 70
Runs : 4 Bowler: Nathan Lyon Wickets : 0
69.1
4
FOUR! Nathan Lyon to Mohammad Rizwan. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs. Hitting against the turn and asserting the dominance straight away. One of the best shots of the day.
In over# 67
Runs : 4 Bowler: Josh Hazlewood Wickets : 0
66.3
4
FOUR! Josh Hazlewood to Yasir Shah. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, outside edge past third man for 4 runs. Slightly streaky but every run counts. Safely down into the ground off the edge.
In over# 65
Runs : 4 Bowler: Pat Cummins Wickets : 0
64.6
4
FOUR! Pat Cummins to Mohammad Rizwan. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot driving, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs. Chopped down into the ground. Got on top of the ball nicely and placed it perfectly behind point.
In over# 60
Runs : 4 Bowler: Nathan Lyon Wickets : 0
59.1
4
FOUR! Nathan Lyon to Mohammad Rizwan. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, top edge in the air uncontrolled past fine leg for 4 runs. A fraction of risk involved here. Deep square leg is in place yet Rizwan still decided to take on the sweep. A little more off the edge than he would have hoped but behind square and into vacant space. Fifty for the keeper.
In over# 59
Runs : 8 Bowler: Pat Cummins Wickets : 0
58.4
4
FOUR! Pat Cummins to Babar Azam. Reverse Swing-Out length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs. That will be a wonderful hundred for Babar. His first in Australia and in such alien conditions to what he is used to. The shot to bring up the century sums up his innings, a crisp cover drive played with ease and control. Brilliant moment for him.
58.1
4
FOUR! Pat Cummins to Babar Azam. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. A touch of venom seems to have gone out of the pitch. Babar can comfortable stand up tall and get his hands high to get the ball down. Moves onto 96.
In over# 58
Runs : 4 Bowler: Mitchell Starc Wickets : 0
57.2
4
FOUR! Mitchell Starc to Mohammad Rizwan. Short, to leg on the back foot cutting, well timed in the air under control past deep backward point for 4 runs. Up and over. Acres of space to find and Rizwan does so by taking on the short ball. Safe option.
In over# 57
Runs : 4 Bowler: Nathan Lyon Wickets : 0
56.5
4
FOUR! Nathan Lyon to Babar Azam. Off break length ball, middle stump on the back foot driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs. A terrific stroke off the back foot. How many times have we seen Babar rock back and punch the ball through cover?
In over# 55
Runs : 4 Bowler: Nathan Lyon Wickets : 0
54.3
4
FOUR! Nathan Lyon to Mohammad Rizwan. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed past deep cover for 4 runs. Australia have left cover open trying to tempt Rizwan but this is too short and he is quickly on the back foot.
In over# 52
Runs : 4 Bowler: Josh Hazlewood Wickets : 0
51.6
4
FOUR! Josh Hazlewood to Babar Azam. Back of a length, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep cover for 4 runs. The ball is pinging off Babar's bat right now. A wonderful sound once he makes contact and all he does is stand and admire the shot.
In over# 50
Runs : 4 Bowler: Josh Hazlewood Wickets : 0
49.4
4
FOUR! Josh Hazlewood to Mohammad Rizwan. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Steer, past third man for 4 runs. He looks very good when using the pace. Plenty of it from Hazlewood so all Rizwan has to do is make sure the placement is spot on.
In over# 49
Runs : 4 Bowler: Pat Cummins Wickets : 0
48.3
4
FOUR! Pat Cummins to Mohammad Rizwan. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed in the air under control past deep square leg for 4 runs. Open space is found easily. Got on top of the short ball and controlled it through square leg.
In over# 47
Runs : 4 Bowler: Pat Cummins Wickets : 0
46.4
4
FOUR! Pat Cummins to Babar Azam. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed past deep point for 4 runs. Rare to see Cummins offer this much width so when he does you have to capitalise. Terrific stuff from Babar.
In over# 43
Runs : 8 Bowler: Marnus Labuschagne Wickets : 0
42.5
4
FOUR! Marnus Labuschagne to Babar Azam. Leg spinner back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed in the air under control past long on for 4 runs. This is what you get from part-time bowlers, especially leg spinners. Dragged way down and Babar can pick wherever he likes to hit it.
42.3
4
FOUR! Marnus Labuschagne to Babar Azam. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs. Gorgeous cover drive all along the floor. Class oozes through Babar Azam.
In over# 41
Runs : 8 Bowler: Mitchell Starc Wickets : 0
40.6
4
FOUR! Mitchell Starc to Mohammad Rizwan. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Flat-bats way in front of square. Knows the fielder is much squarer so hits it earlier throught midwicket.
40.2
4
FOUR! Mitchell Starc to Babar Azam. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs. Eased off the front foot where there are no fielders. Glorious batting and Babar makes it look so easy. Classy fifty.
In over# 36
Runs : 4 Bowler: Nathan Lyon Wickets : 0
35.5
4
FOUR! Nathan Lyon to Babar Azam. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed past deep point for 4 runs. Drops short and against a player who has grown up playing spin, this is easy pickings.
In over# 24
Runs : 4 Bowler: Josh Hazlewood Wickets : 0
23.5
4
FOUR! Josh Hazlewood to Babar Azam. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Dangerous tactic to take on the short ball with a midwicket in place. Hit well this time but it could have been a different story.
In over# 23
Runs : 4 Bowler: Pat Cummins Wickets : 0
22.1
4
FOUR! Pat Cummins to Shan Masood. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs. Not a crisp stroke but finds the boundary. Sliced slightly off the outer half of the bat which aided in getting the gap.
In over# 20
Runs : 4 Bowler: Nathan Lyon Wickets : 0
19.4
4
FOUR! Nathan Lyon to Babar Azam. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot driving, well timed past deep point for 4 runs. Quick on his feet and picking up the shorter length. Punching off the back foot through point.
In over# 17
Runs : 4 Bowler: Josh Hazlewood Wickets : 0
16.1
4
FOUR! Josh Hazlewood to Babar Azam. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, past third man for 4 runs. Soft hands playing the ball down into the ground. Somehow Babar finds the gap in the packed slip cordon.
In over# 16
Runs : 4 Bowler: Nathan Lyon Wickets : 0
15.1
4
FOUR! Nathan Lyon to Shan Masood. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed past deep point for 4 runs. Short, wide and dispatched. Easy pickings for a left-hander against the off spinner.
In over# 11
Runs : 4 Bowler: Pat Cummins Wickets : 0
10.3
4
FOUR! Pat Cummins to Babar Azam. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long off for 4 runs. Crisp, confident front foot drive. Compact movement from Babar as he strides forward and punches a four back down the ground.
In over# 5
Runs : 4 Bowler: Mitchell Starc Wickets : 0
4.3
4
FOUR! Mitchell Starc to Haris Sohail. Back of a length, outside off stump on the front foot Steer, past third man for 4 runs. Using the pace to his advantage and placing this behind square. No chance for the chasing fielders.
In over# 3
Runs : 4 Bowler: Mitchell Starc Wickets : 0
2.4
4
FOUR! Mitchell Starc to Azhar Ali. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep cover for 4 runs. Classy cover drive all along the floor. Quick to pounce on the full delivery and crunched it for four.
In over# 1
Runs : 8 Bowler: Mitchell Starc Wickets : 0
0.4
4
FOUR! Mitchell Starc to Shan Masood. Length ball, to leg on the front foot flick, well timed past deep backward square leg for 4 runs. No swing for Starc so far. Masood will feast on deliveries on his pads all day. Terrific timing.
0.3
4
FOUR! Mitchell Starc to Shan Masood. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Tucked away nicely off the pads. Good start to the innings from Shan Masood.

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