Australia beat Pakistan by 20 runs in 5th ODI to take series 5-0
Pakistan won the toss and decided to bowl against Australia in the 5th and final ODI of the series at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai today.
Australia 327 – 7 (Usman Khawaja 98, Aaron Finch 53, Shaun Marsh 61, Glenn Maxwell 70; Usman Shinwari 4-49, Junaid Khan 3-73)
Pakistan 307 - 7 (Haris Sohail 130, Shan Masood 50, Imad Wasim 50*; Jason Behrendorff 3-63)
Result - Australia won by 20 runs
Australia get the 5-0 series sweep!— ICC (@ICC) 31 March 2019
Haris Sohail's 130 goes in vain as the visitors hold off Pakistan to finish the series win a 20-run victory in Dubai!#PAKvAUS scorecard ?? https://t.co/E1H3mx1Kma pic.twitter.com/LuKjoMiuBc
Put in to bat first, Australia scored 327 – 7 with all the top order batsmen chipping in - Usman Khawaja 98, Aaron Finch 53, Shaun Marsh 61 and Glenn Maxwell 70. Usman Shinwari 4-49 and Junaid Khan 3-73 were the wicket takers for Pakistan.
In reply, Pakistan were again just a few runs short in the run chase, scoring 307 - 7 - Haris Sohail 130, Shan Masood 50 and Imad Wasim 50* the main run getters and Jason Behrendorff (3-63) the pick of the bowlers for Australia.
Pakistan - Shan Masood, Abid Ali, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Rizwan(wk), Umar Akmal, Saad Ali, Imad Wasim(c), Yasir Shah, Usman Shinwari, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Abbas
Australia - Aaron Finch(c), Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey(wk), Kane Richardson, Nathan Lyon, Adam Zampa, Jason Behrendorff
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