AUS vs PAK Day-Night Test Match 2019: Yasir Shah Scores Maiden Half-Century, Proves Face-Saver For Pakistan After Dismal Performance With Bowl

Ahmer Shaikh

Yasir Shah scored his maiden half-century during Australia vs Pakistan Day-Night Test 2019. This is Yasir Shah maiden Test fifty and his inning has indeed saved Pakistan from a humiliation. Babar Azam missed his century as he got dismissed on 97 runs by Mitchell Starc. On Day 2 at stumps, Pakistan had lost first six wickets under 100 runs. Yasir Shah and Babar Azam put up a partnership of 105 runs for the eighth wicket. Pakistan yet again are on the verge of facing an inning defeat. However, Yasir Shah inning has proved face-saver for Pakistan after dismissal performance with the ball. Australia Vs Pakistan, Live Cricket Score 2nd Test Match.

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Yasir Shah supported  Babar Azam nicely as we saw both these batsmen play excellent cricketing shots in the morning session at Day 3.  This could well have been Babar Azam 3rd Test Century and 2nd against Australia, however, Mitchell Starc completed his five-wicket haul by dismissing 25 years old Pakistani batsman at 97 runs. Speaking about the on-going Test Match, Australia after winning the toss and elected to bat first where they declared their inning after posting a mammoth total of 589 runs by just losing three wickets. David Warner scored a triple-century in this game and surpassed the record of Don Bradman's highest individual score at Adelaide. Mitchell Starc's Five-Fer in Adelaide Test Cripples Pakistan, Australia in Commanding Position in AUS vs PAK Day-Night Test 2019.

Australia are very much in this game and they will look forward to wrapping up this game quickly with two more sessions to be played today. For Azhar Ali and his men, only a miracle could save them from defeat now. Had Babar Azam not been dismissed Pakistan could have had some hopes alive. Mitchell Starc had the opportunity to take a hat-trick in this match as he dismissed Babar Azam and Shaheen Afridi in two consecutive deliveries, however, was unable to dismiss Mohammad Abbas on the hat-trick ball. As of now, Pakistan still trails behind 389 runs and Starc has picked up six wickets till now.

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