Thursday, July 15, 2010

Pakistan vs Australia: Pak vs Aus 1st Test Day 2 Highlights

Pakistan vs Australia 1st Test Match: Australia vs Pakistan first test match started at Lord's Cricket Ground, London on 13th July, 2010. Pakistan won the toss and choose the field first. In the first spell of Day 1, Pakistan bowlers performed well and took two wickets for 51 runs.

Australian opener, Katich and Clarke gave a 120 runs partnership for the 3rd wicket and Mike Hussey scored 56 runs with the help of tail endears which helps Australians to reach the 250 mark. The first innings was ended at 253 in 76.5 overs.

Pakistan's Mohammad Aamer took 4 wickets, Mohammad Asif has taken 3 wickets and spinner Danish Kaneria took 2 wickets.

Pakistan scored 148 costing all their wickets, in 40.5 overs. Pakistan opening batsman, Salman Butt scored 63 runs in 94 balls and captain Afridi scored 31 runs in 15 balls and remained as top scorers from the Pakistan side. Australia bowlers perform well on Day 2 and Watson took five wickets for 40 runs in 7.5 overs.

Australia started their second innings on Day 2. At the end of day 2, Australia lost 4 wickets and scored 100 runs. Australia opening batsman, Shane Watson and Simon Katich gave good start with the 61 partnership. Pakistan bowlers, Asif and Umar Gul took 2 wickets each.

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