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Australia lead by 216 runs against Pakistan A on Day 3

Mitch Marsh (162) against Pakistan A
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Marsh (162), along with brother Shaun (94) and Travis Head (90 not out) helped Australia to 494-4 at stumps on day three.

Australia lead by 216 runs after dismissing Pakistan A for 278. View the full scorecard here.

Australian Test vice-captain, Mitch Marsh, spoke to the media after scoring a century in the tour match against Pakistan A at the ICC Academy in Dubai.

 

Mitch Marsh audio

Australia is currently preparing for a two Test series against Pakistan starting in Dubai on October 7.

 

Australian XI selected for the tour match against Pakistan A:

Tim Paine (c), Aaron Finch, Travis Head, Jon Holland, Usman Khawaja, Nathan Lyon, Mitch Marsh (vc), Shaun Marsh, Michael Neser, Matthew Renshaw and Mitchell Starc.

 

Ashton Agar, Brendan Doggett, Marnus Labuschagne and Peter Siddle were not selected to play in the tour match.

 

Qantas Tour of the UAE:

First Test - October 7 (10:00am local time)

Pakistan v Australia

Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

 

Second Test - October 16 (10:00am local time)

Pakistan v Australia

Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi

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