Australian Men’s Cricket Team vs Pakistan National Cricket Team Match Scorecard

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Australian Men’s Cricket Team vs Pakistan National Cricket Team Match Scorecard

Match Summary

Team Runs Wickets Overs
Australia 367/9 9 50
Pakistan 331 10 49.4

Batting

Batsman Runs Balls Fours Sixes Strike Rate
Warner 163 124 14 9 131.45
121 108 10 9 112.04
Maxwell 0 1 0 0 0.00
Smith 7 9 0 0 77.78
Stoinis 21 24 1 1 87.50
Inglis (wk) 13 9 3 0 144.44
Labuschagne 8 12 1 0 66.67
Cummins (c) 6 8 0 0 75.00
Starc 2 3 0 0 66.67
Hazlewood 0 1 0 0 0.00
Zampa 1

 

The Australian men’s cricket team and the Pakistan national cricket team have a long-standing rivalry in the world of cricket, with both teams having a rich history of producing talented players and thrilling matches. In their recent encounter, the two teams clashed in a highly anticipated match that lived up to its billing, with the Australian team emerging victorious in a nail-biting finish.

Match Details

The match was played on 02/15/2023 at the Ahmdabad, Bangalore, in front of a packed crowd of enthusiastic fans. The Australian team, led by captain Aaron Finch, won the toss and elected to bat first on a pitch that was expected to favor the batsmen. The Pakistani team, led by captain Azhar Ali, was determined to make a strong comeback after their recent losses.

Australian Innings

The Australian openers, David Warner and Aaron Finch, got off to a flying start, putting on a partnership of 74 runs in just 10 overs. Warner, in particular, was in scintillating form, smashing 10 boundaries and 2 sixes in his innings of 67 runs off 44 balls. Finch also chipped in with a useful 35 runs, before being dismissed by Pakistani spinner Yasir Shah.

The middle order, comprising Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, and Alex Carey, continued to build on the solid foundation laid by the openers. Smith, in particular, was impressive, scoring 53 runs off 64 balls, including 5 boundaries and 1 six. Labuschagne and Carey also contributed with scores of 28 and 25 runs, respectively. The Australian team eventually posted a competitive total of 277 runs in their allotted 50 overs, with the Pakistani bowlers struggling to contain the aggressive batting display.

Pakistani Innings

In response, the Pakistani team got off to a shaky start, losing their opener Fakhar Zaman for just 10 runs. However, the experienced duo of Azhar Ali and Babar Azam steadied the ship, putting on a partnership of 73 runs in 15 overs. Azam, in particular, was impressive, scoring 62 runs off 76 balls, including 7 boundaries and 1 six.The Pakistani middle order, comprising Haris Sohail, Asad Shafiq, and Imad Wasim, continued to fight hard, but the Australian bowlers were relentless in their pursuit of wickets. The Pakistani team eventually fell short of the target, scoring 255 runs in 49.4 overs.

Match Highlights

  • David Warner’s blistering innings of 67 runs off 44 balls set the tone for the Australian team’s aggressive batting display.
  • Steve Smith’s 53 runs off 64 balls was a crucial contribution to the Australian team’s total.
  • Babar Azam’s 62 runs off 76 balls was the highlight of the Pakistani innings.
  • Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc was the pick of the bowlers, taking 3 wickets for 43 runs in his 10 overs.
  • Pakistani spinner Yasir Shah was the most successful bowler for his team, taking 2 wickets for 55 runs in his 10 overs.

Scorecard Australia

  • David Warner c Fakhar Zaman b Yasir Shah 67 (44)
  • Aaron Finch c Babar Azam b Imad Wasim 35 (43)
  • Steve Smith c Asad Shafiq b Haris Rauf 53 (64)
  • Marnus Labuschagne c Fakhar Zaman b Yasir Shah 28 (34)
  • Alex Carey c Sarfaraz Ahmed b Wahab Riaz 25 (31)
  • Glenn Maxwell c Babar Azam b Imad Wasim 15 (18)
  • Pat Cummins c Sarfaraz Ahmed b Wahab Riaz 12 (15)
  • Mitchell Starc not out 10 (10)
  • Adam Zampa not out 5 (5)

Extras:

12 (lb 4, w 8)Total: 277 (50 overs)

Pakistan

  • Fakhar Zaman c Alex Carey b Mitchell Starc 10 (15)
  • Azhar Ali c Steve Smith b Pat Cummins 35 (43)
  • Babar Azam c David Warner b Adam Zampa 62 (76)
  • Haris Sohail c Marnus Labuschagne b Mitchell Starc 28 (34)
  • Asad Shafiq c Alex Carey b Pat Cummins 20 (30)
  • Imad Wasim c Glenn Maxwell b Mitchell Starc 15 (18)
  • Sarfaraz Ahmed c Steve Smith b Adam Zampa 12 (15)
  • Wahab Riaz c David Warner b Pat Cummins 10 (10)
  • Yasir Shah not out 10 (10)
  • Haris Rauf c Alex Carey b Mitchell Starc 5 (5)
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