Usman Khwaza Historic knock helps Australia to draw 1st Test

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Dubai: Usman Khawaja ton helps Australia to draw the first Test on 5th Day at Dubai International Stadium. Starting the fifth day on 136 for 3, Australia batted for a draw and survived last hour eight wickets down.

Left-handed batsman Usman Khwaja played 302 balls and scored 141 runs, he opened the innings and made his team survive till last day of the match.he made a survival partnership with Skipper Paine. At one time, it was looking that Pakistan will win the match but, a miracle happens in Cricket. Skipper Tim Paine scored 61 runs and remains unbeaten.

Khwaza departed an hour into the last session, but skipper Paine gave a blueprint on how to defend.

Pakistan scored 482 in the first Innings and after scoring 181 for 6 they declared their second innings after Lunch.

whereas Australia scored 202 runs in the first innings and gave Pakistan lead of 240 runs. 

Usman Khawaja made 85 runs in the first inning. after 1998, this test match has been drawn between these two teams. Australia played with Pakistan 19 matches in which they won 16 whereas Pakistan won only 3 test match.

The second test will start on Tuesday.

 


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