Pakistan vs Australia (PAK vs AUS) 1st Test Highlights: After a brilliant start in the morning session of the first day of the first Test against Australia on Thursday at the Gabba in Melbourne, Pakistan self-imploded in the second session losing five wickets within 19 runs. But after anchoring around Asad Shafiq’s 76-run knock, Pakistan managed to score 240 in 86.2 overs.
In their first assignment of the World Test Championship, Pakistan opted to bat first and followed it with a 75-run partnership between Azhar Ali (39) and Shan Masood (27). But soon after, the Australian pacers struck ferociously to scalp four wickets for just three runs. After the initial collapse, Asad Shafiq (76) formed partnerships with Mohammed Rizwan (37) and Yasir Shah (26), but lost their last four wickets for 13 runs. While Mitchell Starc bagged four wickets, Pat Cummins bagged three.