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Australia vs Pakistan RESULTS (test)

Australia vs Pakistan Match Result (TEST)

| 2nd Test, Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne | 26 December, 2016

Toss won by Pakistan (decided to bat)

Australia beat Pakistan by an innings and 18 runs

Man of the Match: Steven Smith

Match Notes

Day 5

Australia 500/6 in 121.2 overs

7th wkt Partnership: 50 off 65 balls between S Smith (14) and M Starc (36)

M Starc 8th Test fifty: 51 runs in 69 balls (2x4) (4x6)

Drinks: Australia 540/6 in 132.0 overs

M Starc dropped on 51 by S Khan in 132.3 overs

Referral 3 (134.6 overs): PAK against M Starc (LBW) - Unsuccessful (AUS: 2, PAK: 1)

7th wkt Partnership: 100 off 142 balls between S Smith (44) and M Starc (54)

S Smith: 150 runs in 234 balls (11x4) (1x6)

Australia 600/6 in 139.1 overs

7th wkt Partnership: 150 off 170 balls between S Smith (65) and M Starc (83)

Innings Break: Australia 624/8 dec in 142.0 overs

Lunch: Pakistan 6/1 in 4.0 overs

Referral 1 (4.1 overs): B Azam against AUS (LBW) - Unsuccessful (AUS: 2, PAK: 1)

Pakistan 6/2: B Azam lbw b Mitchell Starc 3(6)

Pakistan 50/2 in 16.4 overs

3rd wkt Partnership: 50 off 83 balls between A Ali (19) and Y Khan (21)

Drinks: Pakistan 56/2 in 18.0 overs

Tea: Pakistan 91/5 in 31.0 overs

Pakistan 101/5 in 34.3 overs

Referral 2 (34.4 overs): A Ali against AUS (LBW) - Unsuccessful (AUS: 2, PAK: 0)

Pakistan 101/6: A Ali lbw b Josh Hazlewood 43(112)

Referral 3 (46.3 overs): AUS against M Amir (Caught) - Unsuccessful (AUS: 1, PAK: 0)

Pakistan 153/7 in 49.2 overs

Drinks: Pakistan 163/9 in 53.0 overs

Team Rankings

RankTeamPointsRating
1 India 4493 125
2 South Africa 3767 111
3 England 4497 105
4 New Zealand 3114 97
5 Australia 3294 97
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