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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 3925 123
2 South Africa 3050 117
3 Australia 3087 100
4 England 3362 99
5 New Zealand 3114 97
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