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Nathan Lyon takes 5 wickets for Australia on Day 1 against Pakistan A

Nathan Lyon takes 5 wickets for Australia on Day 1 against Pakistan A
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Nathan Lyon spoke to the media after taking five wickets on the opening day of the tour match against Pakistan A at the ICC Academy in Dubai.

Pakistan A will resume day two of the tour match at 247-6. View the full scorecard here.

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

Nathan Lyon audio

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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