Abu Dhabi Test: Pakistan in control, lead Australia by 281 runs

Australia will play third Test against England in Melbourne

Afer the Tests both the teams will play a series of three Twenty20 worldwide with the first in Abu Dhabi on October 24.

Australia's punishment for a diabolical morning is the prospect of another full day in the field, with Pakistan having three days left to secure what in all likelihood will be series-clinching victory.

On Tuesday, Debutant opener Fakhar Zaman and Sarfraz missed hundred by six runs each but still revived Pakistan on the first day, after Pakistan found themselves reeling at 57/5 having won the toss and chose to bat first.

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Australia rallied to draw a thrilling first test in Dubai by batting out the last day and surviving with two wickets left.

Before the close of play on day 1 - Pakistan grabbed two wickets, including that of Usman Khawaja for three, as Australia finished on 20-2, with Aaron Finch on 13 and nightwatchman Peter Siddle dismissed off the last ball of the day.

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What are the squads for the second Test between Pakistan and Australia? Fakhar Zaman and Azhar Ali scored half-centuries for the hosts.

Fakhar and Sarfraz helped Pakistan recover from 57-5 to 282 all out after the latter elected to bat on a slow turning pitch.

Lyon struck again two balls later for figures of 4.4-4-4-4. No Australian batsman crossed the 40-run mark as the team was bundled out for a paltry total. Siddle, who had been viewed as a red-ball specialist, has earned a surprise recall after recently impressing in the Big Bash League for Adelaide Strikers, claiming 11 wickets at an impressive economy of 5.94 in BBL 2017-18.

94 - Fakhar Zaman became only the 4th Pakistan player and overall the 31st to be dismissed in the 90s on Test debut.

10 - Mohammad Abbas completed 50 wickets in Test cricket in only ten matches. In the process, Lyon surpassed former paceman Mitchell Johnson to move to fourth on Australia's list of all-time leading wicket-takers with 314.

The off-spinner then Lyon had Asad Shafiq (0) caught at short leg and two balls later bowled Babar Azam, who had come dancing down the wicket, for a duck.

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