Pakistan vs Australia 2018 1st Test Day 2 Highlights

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Pakistan vs Australia 2018 1st Test Day 2 Highlights:

Pakistan began the day from where they ended day one at 255/3. Before they were bowled out at 482 runs in the first innings of the first test match. Harris Sohail scored his maiden test century while Asad Shafiq became Marcus Labuschagne’s debut victim in the test match. Asad Shafiq along with Harris Sohail added 150 runs partnership for the 5th wicket. Pakistan lost their remaining five wickets in a quick span the first five wickets added 410 runs while the last 5 wickets only managed to put 72 runs on the scoreboard before getting all out to the hands of Australian Bowling line up. Australia scored 30 runs in 13 runs before the stumps of day 2. Here are some records created in Pakistan vs Australia 2018 1st Test Day 2 Highlights:

Records created on the Day two of the 1st Test between Pakistan vs Australia 2018:

  1. Twice since 2011 Australia has conceded two 150 plus runs partnership in the same innings. Unfortunately, both the instances came playing against Pakistan at UAE. The other one scored in 2014 test series in Abu Dhabi, Dubai.
  2. Harris Sohail is the 76th player to score a century in test cricket for Pakistan and as well as the 17th Pakistani player to score a test ton.
  3. Pakistan played 164.2 overs with a run rate of 2.93 before getting all out by the Australian n the first innings. In the past 20 years, the first instance when Pakistan batted for 164.2 overs. Last time Pakistan batted 162.5 overs with a run rate of 2.8 in the first innings was against South Africa in 1997 at Rawalpindi.
  4. Australia bowled 164.2 overs in the first innings vs Pakistan they bowled in the first innings of a test match in last 11 years. In 2006, Australia bowled 168 overs against England in the Adelaide test. In Asia, this was the second instance when Aussies bowled 164.2 overs. Pakistan batted for 169.5 overs in the first innings of Karachi Test 1998.
  5. Wasim Akram was the last left-handed batsman before Harris Sohail to score a test century as a non-opener. Akram Scored century in the year 2000 galle test against Srilanka. In last 18 years, 17 centuries scored by 6 different left-hander batsman while opening the innings in test cricket.
  6. Last instances when two Pakistani left-handed batsmen to scored 75 or more runs in the same innings was long back in 2003. Taufeeq Umar and Asim Kamal scored 111 and 99 runs respectively in the 2003 Lahore test match against South Africa.

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