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PAK vs AUS 4th ODI highlights: Australia win by six runs

Pakistan vs Australia, Pak vs Aus 4th ODI highlights: Abid Ali and Mohammad Rizwan's century went in vain as Australia produced a brilliant turnaround to win the fourth ODI by six runs on Friday.

By: Sports Desk | Updated: March 30, 2019 12:42:23 am
Pakistan vs Australia 4th ODI highlights: Pakistan have already conceded the ODI series to Australia. (AP/File Photo)

Pakistan vs Australia, Pak vs Aus 4th ODI highlights: Abid Ali and Mohammad Rizwan’s century went in vain as Australia produced a brilliant turnaround to win the fourth ODI by six runs on Friday. Pakistan at one stage were cruising towards victory as Ali and Rizwan added 144 for the third wicket. However, wickets kept tumbling after Ali’s dismissal and the hosts eventually lost their way, which eventually saw them ending up in the losing side.

Earlier in the day, Glenn Maxwell and Alex Carey added 134 runs for the sixth wicket to rescue Australia out of danger as the visitors finished on 277/7 at the end of 50 overs. Maxwell was dismissed on 98, while Carey added 55 runs on the scoreboard. After a 56-run opening stand between Aaron Finch and Usman Khawaja, Australia found themselves struggling at 140/5 as they lost wickets in quick succession in the middle overs.

Pakistan and Australia in UAE, 5 ODI Series, 2019Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 25 October 2020

Pakistan 271/8 (50.0)

vs

Australia 277/7 (50.0)

Match Ended ( Day - 4th ODI ) Australia beat Pakistan by 6 runs

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Pakistan vs Australia 4th ODI highlights:

00:31 (IST)30 Mar 2019
Australia win by six runs

With 17 required in the final over, Marcus Stoinis picks two wickets and help Australia secure a six-run win over Pakistan. The hosts will surely be disappointed with this performance as Pakistan at one stage were cruising towards victory. PAK: 271/8 (50 overs) 

00:24 (IST)30 Mar 2019
Pakistan need 17 runs in final over

A short delivery pitched outside off stump and Mohammad Rizwan taps the ball for a single to complete his second ODI ton. However, in the same over Pakistan lose another wicket as Imad Wasim walks back to the pavilion after scoring 1 off 5 deliveries.  They now require 17 runs in the final over.  

00:15 (IST)30 Mar 2019
WICKET!

Trouble mounts on Pakistan as they lose their fifth wicket. A length delivery by Coulter-Nile and Saad Ali goes for the drive. However, his shot travels straight to Richardson at deep mid-wicket. Pakistan require 25 runs in 17 balls. PAK:  253/5 (47.1 overs)

23:58 (IST)29 Mar 2019
BOWLED!

Coulter-Nile cleans up Umar Akmal on 7 as Pakistan lose wickets in quick succession. The ball was pitched outside off but Akmal while trying to play across the line drags it down to his own stumps. A tricky situation as the hosts need 49 more to win in 41 balls.

23:45 (IST)29 Mar 2019
WICKET!

Adam Zampa strikes but is it too late. With 60 required in 53 balls, Abid Ali walks back to the pavilion after scoring 112 from 119 deliveries, which included nine fours.

23:43 (IST)29 Mar 2019

Abid Ali and Mohammad Rizwan help Pakistan reach 218/2 at the end of 41 overs. The hosts now require 60 runs in 54 balls with eight wickets in hand. 

23:32 (IST)29 Mar 2019
Abid Ali completes ton

Abid Ali goes deep inside the crease and then carefully works it towards the square leg to complete a single to bring up his century. With this knock, Ali becomes the third player from Pakistan to score a century on ODI debut. 

23:10 (IST)29 Mar 2019
100-run stand between Ali and Rizwan

Abid Ali cuts a short delivery pitched outside off for a boundary to bring up the 100-run stand for the third wicket. 

23:02 (IST)29 Mar 2019
Half-century

Coulter-Nile delivers a full-length delivery angling towards the pads of Mohammad Rizwan and the batsman flicks it towards the deep backward square to complete two runs. With this Rizwan also brings up his half-century. 

22:49 (IST)29 Mar 2019
150 up for Pakistan

Mohammad Rizwan pushes the ball for a single to bring up the 150 for Pakistan. They now require 128 more to win. 

22:38 (IST)29 Mar 2019

Mohammad Rizwan and Abid Ali have steadied things for Pakistan as the duo help the hosts reach 133/2 at the end of 27 overs. Ali is batting on 69, while his partner is on 37.

22:13 (IST)29 Mar 2019
Half century

Abid Ali drives the ball towards long-on for a single to bring up his fifty in his maiden ODI and also help Pakistan edge past the 100-run mark. 

22:06 (IST)29 Mar 2019
WICKET!

Australia finally break the 74-run stand between Haris Sohail and Abid Ali, as the former departs after scoring 25 from 43 deliveries. A tossed up delivery by Nathan Lyon and Sohail steps outside the crease only to hit it straight to Maxwell at covers, who makes no mistake at the end. PAK: 74/2 (16.3 overs)  

21:35 (IST)29 Mar 2019
50 up for Pakistan

Haris Sohail punches the ball for two runs to bring up the 50 for Pakistan. Sohail is batting on 12 off 21 balls while his partner Ali is on 37 from 34 deliveries.  

21:17 (IST)29 Mar 2019

After losing Shan Masood early, Abid Ali and Haris Sohail help Pakistan reach 32/1 at the end of six overs. Ali is batting on 28 off 25 balls, while his partner is playing on 3 from six deliveries.  

21:05 (IST)29 Mar 2019
WICKET!

Just the start Australia would be hoping for as Coulter-Nile strikes in his first over. A length delivery angling towards the stumps and Shan Masood goes for the drive but fails to make any contact as the ball knocks the middle stump. Masood returns to the pavilion without adding a single run on the scoreboard. PAK: 0/1 (0.5 overs) 

21:00 (IST)29 Mar 2019

Pakistan openers Shan Masood and Abid Ali are out in the middle to start the chase. Nathan Coulter-Nile will bowl the first over for Australia.

20:26 (IST)29 Mar 2019
Australia finish at 277/7

That's a wrap as Mohammad Hasnain strikes in the final delivery of the 50th over as Alex Carey departs after scoring 55 from 67 balls. His 134-run stand with Maxwell help Australia reach 277/7 at the end of 50 overs. 

20:22 (IST)29 Mar 2019
WICKET!

A well-played innings by Glenn Maxwell comes to an end as the right-handed batsman misses out from completing his ton by two runs. He departs after getting run-out on 98 off 82 deliveries. 

20:16 (IST)29 Mar 2019
Alex Carey brings up his maiden ODI fifty

Alex Carey smashes the ball straight to the bowler who fails to hold onto the ball as he completes a single to bring up his maiden ODI fifty. Carey and Maxwell have added 127 runs in 124 balls as Australia reach 272/5 at the end of 49 overs. 

Squads:

Pakistan (From): Imam-ul-Haq, Shan Masood, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Rizwan(w), Shoaib Malik(c), Umar Akmal, Imad Wasim, Yasir Shah, Usman Shinwari, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Hasnain, Abid Ali, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Amir, Saad Ali

Australia (From): Usman Khawaja, Aaron Finch(c), Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey(w), Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon, Adam Zampa, Jason Behrendorff, Kane Richardson, Ashton Turner, Nathan Coulter-Nile