PAK Vs AUS: Usman Khawaja impactful century revive visitors after early hiccups

Australia in the dominating position after another splendid knock from Southpaw Khawaja on day 1 of second test.

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PAK vs AUS Live – The second Test between Pakistan and Australia is turning on from Saturday.  Cummins and Babar Azam two skippers will be looking for even contest after the poor show in first test match. Where visitors won the toss and elected to bat first.

Warner and Khawaja commenced the innings of visitors. Both provided the squad a sharp onset and put in 86 runs for the initial wicket. And Warner got out in the 18th over and made fatality by Faheem Ashraf. Marnus came in after with big hopes but was run out by Sajid Khan. Steve Smith steered the innings with Usman Khawaja, and batted dazzlingly. And both key players stayed on the seam till second session ends.

Pakistan seized two wickets in the first bout. 2 wickets fell in the first bout in the aspect of Warner and Marnus. Team Australia conducted 100 runs. Usman Khawaja is unbeaten on 52 runs and Steve Smith on 7 runs.

Australia brought one modification in the second Test. Mitchell Swepson has been involved in the squad in spot of pace bowler Hazlewood. Whereas hosts has brought two modifications. hosts have involved Hasan Ali and Faheem Ashraf, while Iftikar Ahmed and Naseem Shah have plunged.

The first test played between Pakistan and Australia ended in draw on wicket less pitch. Batting first, Pakistan disclosed the innings for 476 runs. Australia slashed 459 runs in the first innings. Hosts scored 252 runs in the second innings without losing a wicket. The game played at Pindi Cricket Stadium in the story due to its terrible slope. The ICC surveyed that pitch below intermediate. Hopefully Karachi will glimpse a promising pitch, and the game will be amusing.