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As it happened: Pakistan vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 4

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: October 25, 2014, 11:28 AM IST
As it happened: Pakistan vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 4

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Day 3 Roundup: Pakistan stretched their lead to a commanding 189 runs after inexperienced spinners Yasir Shah and Zulfiqar Babar dismissed Australia for 303 on the third day of the first Test on Friday.

Opening batsmen Ahmed Shehzad, 22 not out, and Azhar Ali, 16 not out, guided the home team to 38 without loss at stumps, after Pakistan pushed Australia into a tight corner with a solid 151-run first-innings lead.

Legspinner Shah, playing his first Test, chipped in with 3 for 66 while left-arm spinner Babar claimed 2 for 81 in only his third Test as they predictably exposed Australia's vulnerability on a subcontinent-like slow pitch.

First Published: October 25, 2014, 11:28 AM IST

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