News – AUSTRALIA is on the ropes in Dubai, with Pakistan eyeing off an imposing target as play resumes on day four.

Summary

  • AUSTRALIA is on the ropes in Dubai, with Pakistan eyeing off an imposing target as play resumes on day four.
  • The pressure is on Australia’s bowlers to limit the damage on Wednesday, with Pakistan resuming with a lead of 325 runs already in the books – and still seven wickets in the sheds.
  • Australia hit back late on day three, snaring three wickets to leave the hosts 3-45 but holding onto their huge first innings lead thanks to a familiar Australian collapse to the tune of 10-60 as Tim Paine’s men were rolled for 202.
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  • Opener Imam-ul-Haq will resume in 23, with Asad Shafiq set to join him as the new batsman following Azhar Ali’s dismissal on the final ball of the day.


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