Catch all of the are living updates from Day 2 of the primary Take a look at between Pakistan and Australia in Dubai. The fit will start at 11:30 AM (IST) and will also be observed at the Sony ESPN and Sony ESPN HD, in addition to streamed are living on-line on Sony LIV.
Preview: Opener Mohammad Hafeez celebrated his recall with an excellent century as Pakistan ruled the hole day of the primary Take a look at in opposition to Australia in Dubai on Sunday. Pakistan had been 255-Three on the shut of play, with Haris Sohail unbeaten on 15 and nightwatchman Mohammad Abbas one no longer out as Australia’s bowlers toiled away with little good fortune on a flat Dubai Stadium pitch. Hafeez, a past due inclusion within the squad after a double hundred in a home fit, led the run-feast with a knock of 126 — his 10th Take a look at hundred — all through a 278-minute keep on the crease and placed on 205 runs for the hole stand with Imam-ul-Haq, who made a profession perfect 76. Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed gained the toss and determined to bat, and Hafeez and Imam laid the platform for a large first innings as Australia’s pace-cum-spin assault was once held wicketless prior to tea.
Hafeez, whose closing of 50 Take a look at appearances got here in England two years in the past, introduced up his hundred by means of pushing spinner Jon Holland for 2 after hitting a couple of obstacles off Mitchell Starc the former over. He was once given a existence on 74 when Mitchell Marsh may just no longer hang directly to a tricky probability at the boundary off the bowling of Holland having lined some 20 yards within the outfield. Hafeez, whose innings incorporated 15 obstacles, was once after all trapped leg prior to wicket by means of Peter Siddle by means of a ball which beat him at the entrance push. Hafeez, who turns 38 later this month, was once extremely joyful with the intention to assist the workforce on his comeback. It was once most effective after tea that Australia had been ready to take wickets, with off-spinner Nathan Lyon getting Imam stuck in the back of within the 63rd over of the day. Imam hit seven obstacles and two sixes — each off Holland — to toughen on his earlier perfect ranking of 74 no longer out made in opposition to Eire at Malahide in Would possibly.
Azhar Ali scored 18 prior to giving for free his wicket to Holland, stuck at mid-off by means of Starc. Australia captain Tim Paine introduced on Lyon within the 9th over however Pakistan reached lunch at 89-Zero prior to including an extra 110 runs in the second one consultation. Lyon, Holland and Siddle completed a difficult opening day with a wicket apiece. Australia passed Take a look at caps to Aaron Finch, Travis Head and Marnus Labuschagne whilst Pakistan incorporated off-spinner Bilal Asif for his first Take a look at on the age of 33. The second one Take a look at begins in Abu Dhabi on October 16.
Australia Enjoying XI: Aaron Finch, Usman Khawaja, Mitchell Marsh, Shaun Marsh, Travis Head, Marnus Labuschagne, Tim Paine (C & WK), Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Peter Siddle, Jon Holland