Australia staring into the abyss against Pakistan at the end of Day 3 of 2nd Test

Injured Usman Khawaja cannot save Australia
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Pakistan declared their 2nd innings on 400-9 leaving Australia a mountain to climb to save a series defeat. At the close of play on the 3rd Day, Australia is 47-1 trailing Pakistan by 491 runs.

 

Pakistan 282 (Fakhar Zaman 94, Sarfraz Ahmed 94; Nathan Lyon 4-78, Marnus Labuschagne 3-45) and 400-9 (Fakhar Zaman 66, Azhar Ali 64, Babar Azam 99, Sarfraz Ahmed 81; Nathan Lyon 4-135)

Australia 145 ( Mohammad Abbas 5-33) and 47-1

At the Close -  Australia need 491 runs to win

Toss - Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat

Venue - Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Scorecard

 

 

For a full analysis on the 3rd Days' play click here

Pakistan - Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Azhar Ali, Haris Sohail, Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Sarfraz Ahmed(c)(wk), Bilal Asif, Mohammad Abbas, Mir Hamza, Yasir Shah

Australia - Aaron Finch, Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Mitchell Marsh, Travis Head, Marnus Labuschagne, Tim Paine(c)(wk), Mitchell Starc, Peter Siddle, Nathan Lyon, Jon Holland

 

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