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

Medium pacer Mohammad Abbas took his maiden ten-wicket haul in a match to hearth Pakistan to a 373-run win over Australia inside the second Check out in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

Abbas adopted his 5-33 inside the first innings with figures of 5-62 to wreck Australia for 164.

The victory, after Australia have been set a 538-run objective, allowed Pakistan to wrap up the two-match assortment 1-Zero after Australia fought once more to draw the first Check out in Dubai closing week.

It was Australia’s heaviest defeat in opposition to Pakistan, beating the 356-run hammering at this similar venue four years previously.

It was Abbas, 28, who destroyed Australia with a haul of 17 wickets inside the assortment — turning into the first Pakistani fast bowler to take ten wickets in a Check out since Mohammad Asif did so in opposition to Sri Lanka at Kandy in 2006.

Abbas had jolted Australia with four wickets off merely 23 balls whereas Yasir Shah accomplished with 3-45 to current Pakistan their tenth assortment win on the neutral venues of United Arab Emirates.

They’ve solely misplaced one assortment — 2-Zero to Sri Lanka closing yr — since being pressured to play their dwelling matches in UAE since 2009.

Pakistan have been pressured to play their dwelling matches in UAE since assaults on the Sri Lankan crew bus in Lahore in March 2009.

Australia’s batsmen had no options to his appropriate seam bowling under cloudy conditions at Sheikh Zayed Stadium as solely Marnus Labuschagne (43), Travis Head (36) and Aaron Finch (31) equipped some resistance.

Yasir dismissed amount ten Jon Holland rapidly after lunch at hand Pakistan victory.

The first Check out led to a entice Dubai closing week.

Australian opener Usman Khawaja could not bat after struggling a recurrence of a knee harm all through observe on Thursday.

Abbas jolted the Australians inside the seventh over of the day when he eradicated a solid-looking Head, getting an edge to substitute wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan, deputising for Sarfraz Ahmed.

‘Youngsters coming by the use of’
Sarfraz, who was hit on the helmet by a rising Mitchell Starc provide on Thursday, had gone for a precautionary scan which bought right here once more clear.

Sarfraz was full of reward for Abbas, the individual of the match.

“One of the simplest ways Abbas has bowled all assortment is among the many biggest positives for us,” said Sarfraz. “All the youngsters who’ve come by the use of in present events have achieved correctly.

Now we now have to groom all of them to turn into an excellent Check out crew,” said Sarfraz.

Australian skipper Tim Paine said his facet had thrown away a chance to win the match.

“Clearly really disappointing to have them 5 for 57 on day one and we let that probability slip,” said Paine.

“Abbas challenged our defence time and time as soon as extra. There may be positively no sugar coating that we now have bought some precise factors with our batting.”

Head and Finch positioned on 61 runs for the second wicket whereas Starc (28) and Labuschagne added 67 for the sixth wicket, nevertheless it solely delayed the inevitable.

Abbas had Mitchell Marsh (5) and Finch (31) leg-before wicket and dismissed Tim Paine for nought — sooner than Yasir Shah eradicated Starc and Peter Siddle for 3.

Australia had reached 155-7 at lunch with the writing very rather a lot on the wall.

Pakistan made 282 of their first innings after which bowled out Australia for a paltry 145, gaining a match profitable 137-run lead.

The highlights of Pakistan’s batting on this match have been 94 and 66 from opener Fakhar Zaman in his first Check out whereas skipper Sarfraz returned to sort with innings of 94 and 81.

Every the teams now play a group of three Twenty20 internationals with the first in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.

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