Melbourne Test Pakistan scored 194 for 6 in the first innings. In response to Australia’s 318 runs on the second day of the Melbourne Test, Pakistan’s batting continues and the Green Caps have scored 194 runs for the loss of 6 players.
Pakistan’s innings was started by Abdullah Shafiq and Imamul Haq, but Imamul Haq scored 10 runs and was caught out by Nathan Lyon. Abdullah Shafiq got out after scoring 62 runs.
Babar Azam was also clean bowled by Pete Cummins for just one run, Shaun Masood was also caught trying to hit Nathan Lyon for a six on 54 runs while Saud Shakeel played an innings of 9 runs.
Salman Ali Agha was caught behind the wickets off Pat Cummins after scoring 5 runs. When the second day’s play ended, Pakistan had scored 194 runs for the loss of 6 wickets, Muhammad Rizwan 29, and Aamir Jamal were at the wicket with 2 runs.
Australia’s first innings
In the first session of the second day of the Melbourne Test, the Pakistani pacers dominated and the fast bowlers sent 7 Australian players to the pavilion, the entire Australian team was bowled out for 318 runs.
On behalf of Pakistan, Aamir Jamal dismissed 3 players while Shaheen Shah Afridi, Mir Hamza, and Hasan Ali got two wickets each, and one player was dismissed by Salman Ali Agha.
A fine comeback by Pakistan in the first session! 👏
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) December 27, 2023
At the end of the first day’s play in the second match of the 3-match Test series, Australia scored 187 runs for the loss of 3 wickets. In the second Test match between Pakistan and Australia being played in Melbourne, Pakistan won the toss and decided to field.
In the first session of the match, Australia scored 90 runs for one wicket till the lunch break, but David Warner scored 38 runs and was caught out by Salman Ali Agha.
When the second session started, Usman Khawaja scored 42 runs and fell victim to Hasan Ali while Australia’s third wicket fell for 154 runs and Amir Jamal sent Steve Smith to the pavilion for 26 runs.
Meanwhile, it rained in Melbourne and the match had to be stopped for some time, but due to the rain, 66 overs were played on the first day.