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Pakistan chasing 277-run target against Australia

DUBAI: Glenn Maxwell played an exuberant knock of 98 runs to help Australia reach a good 277 runs total against Pakistan.

Usman Khawaja and Alex Carey showed brilliance with the bat and rescued Australia from 140-5 to 277-7.

Australian openers Aaron Finch and Khawaja provided a decent opening stand to their team after being to bat first. They both played defensive cricket and scored 40-0 in 10 overs. Pakistani bowlers kept the things tight in the power play.

Pakistan have won the toss and decided to bowl first in the fourth ODI against Australia at Dubai International Stadium.


Pakistan: Saad Ali, Abid Ali, Shan Masood, Mohammad Rizwan, Haris Sohail, Umar Akmal, Imad Wasim, Yasir Shah, Usman Khan Shinwari, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Husnain

Australia: Aaron Finch, Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Kane Richardson, Nathan Lyon, Adam Zampa

M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.