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Australia vs Pakistan Live Score and Commentary, Australia v Pakistan Test Series 2016/2017

Updated: Mar 30, 2017 14:14 | Published: Jan 02, 2017 12:00
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Match Start Time: Tuesday, January 3, 2017, 04:30 AM IST
Australia 538/8 & 241/2
Pakistan 315/10 & 244/10 (80.2 ov) Run rate 3.04
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Australia win by 220 runs
Australia won the toss and elected to bat.
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Peter Handscomb 40 25 5 0 160
Sarfraz Ahmed 72 70 8 1 102.86
Bowler O M R W Econ
Josh Hazlewood 18.2 7 29 3 1.58
Nathan Lyon 27 6 100 2 3.7
Recent overs 1 . 4 W . . . 4 2 4 4 6 . W

Australia vs Pakistan Live Score and Commentary

80.2 OUT! Caught (Sub). Josh Hazlewood to Imran Khan. Out-swinging length ball, off stump on the back foot defending, outside edge to slips.
80.1 NEW BALL. Josh Hazlewood to Imran Khan. Out-swinging length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Slog, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Wade.
OVER
80
Runs Scored: 20
Bowler: Nathan Lyon
Score after 80 overs: 244/9(rr 3.05)
Over Summary: . 4 2 4 4 6
79.6 SIX! Nathan Lyon to Sarfraz Ahmed. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot slog sweeping, well timed in the air under control over deep mid wicket for 6 runs.
79.5 FOUR! Nathan Lyon to Sarfraz Ahmed. Quicker ball half volley, middle stump on the front foot flick, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs.

Lyon went for the fast straight ball but Sarfraz was up for the challenge and hits his third boundary of the over.
79.4 FOUR! Nathan Lyon to Sarfraz Ahmed. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs.

Excellent timing and this time it beats the two fielders on the boundary.
79.3 Nathan Lyon to Sarfraz Ahmed. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot sweeping, well timed to deep mid wicket for 2 runs, run save by Starc, fielded by Cartwright.
79.2 FOUR! Nathan Lyon to Sarfraz Ahmed. Off break short, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs.
79.1 Nathan Lyon to Sarfraz Ahmed. Off break short, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to point for no runs.
OVER
79
Runs Scored: 5
Bowler: Steven Smith
Score after 79 overs: 224/9(rr 2.84)
Over Summary: 1 . 4 W . .
78.6 Steven Smith to Imran Khan. Leg spinner length ball, off stump on the front foot slog sweeping, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Wade.
78.5 Steven Smith to Imran Khan. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to point for no runs, fielded by Cartwright.
78.4 OUT! Run Out. Steven Smith to Mohammad Amir. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to cover, fielded by O'Keefe, by Wade.
78.3 FOUR! Steven Smith to Mohammad Amir. Leg spinner half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs.
78.2 Steven Smith to Mohammad Amir. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to cover for no runs, fielded by O'Keefe.
78.1 Steven Smith to Sarfraz Ahmed. Leg spinner half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to long off for 1 run, run save by Lyon.
OVER
78
Runs Scored: 1
Bowler: Nathan Lyon
Score after 78 overs: 219/8(rr 2.81)
Over Summary: . 1 . . . .
77.6 Nathan Lyon to Mohammad Amir. Off break length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Cartwright.
77.5 Nathan Lyon to Mohammad Amir. Off break length ball, middle stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Starc.
77.4 Nathan Lyon to Mohammad Amir. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Cartwright.
77.3 Nathan Lyon to Mohammad Amir. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Lyon.
77.2 Nathan Lyon to Sarfraz Ahmed. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Starc.
77.1 Nathan Lyon to Sarfraz Ahmed. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Handscomb.
OVER
77
Runs Scored: 7
Bowler: Steve O'Keefe
Score after 77 overs: 218/8(rr 2.83)
Over Summary: 2 2 . 2 . 1
76.6 Steve O'Keefe to Sarfraz Ahmed. Stock ball back of a length, off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed to cover for 1 run, fielded by Starc.
76.5 Steve O'Keefe to Sarfraz Ahmed. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the back foot driving, mis-timed back to bowler for no runs, fielded by O'Keefe.
76.4 Steve O'Keefe to Sarfraz Ahmed. Stock ball full toss, outside off stump down the track driving, well timed to deep cover for 2 runs, fielded by Starc.
76.3 Steve O'Keefe to Sarfraz Ahmed. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to cover for no runs, fielded by Khawaja.
76.2 Steve O'Keefe to Sarfraz Ahmed. Stock ball short, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed to deep backward point for 2 runs, fielded by Starc.
76.1 Steve O'Keefe to Sarfraz Ahmed. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, well timed to deep mid wicket for 2 runs.
OVER
76
Runs Scored: 0
Bowler: Nathan Lyon
Score after 76 overs: 211/8(rr 2.78)
Over Summary: . . . . . .
75.6 Nathan Lyon to Mohammad Amir. Off break length ball, to leg on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Khawaja.
75.5 Nathan Lyon to Mohammad Amir. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to cover for no runs, fielded by Khawaja.
75.4 Nathan Lyon to Mohammad Amir. Off break short, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed to point for no runs, fielded by O'Keefe.
75.3 Nathan Lyon to Mohammad Amir. Off break length ball, outside off stump no foot movement, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Wade.
75.2 Nathan Lyon to Mohammad Amir. Off break length ball, middle stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Lyon.
75.1 Nathan Lyon to Mohammad Amir. Off break back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to cover for no runs, fielded by Khawaja.
OVER
75
Runs Scored: 6
Bowler: Steve O'Keefe
Score after 75 overs: 211/8(rr 2.81)
Over Summary: 4 1 . . 1 .
74.6 Steve O'Keefe to Sarfraz Ahmed. Stock ball yorker, middle stump on the front foot driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by O'Keefe.
74.5 Steve O'Keefe to Mohammad Amir. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to cover for 1 run.
74.4 Steve O'Keefe to Mohammad Amir. Stock ball half volley, off stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Hazlewood.
74.3 Steve O'Keefe to Mohammad Amir. Stock ball half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by O'Keefe.
74.2 Steve O'Keefe to Sarfraz Ahmed. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Hazlewood.
74.1 FOUR! Steve O'Keefe to Sarfraz Ahmed. Stock length ball, down leg side on the front foot flick, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs.
OVER
74
Runs Scored: 3
Bowler: Nathan Lyon
Score after 74 overs: 205/8(rr 2.77)
Over Summary: 2 1 . . . .
73.6 Nathan Lyon to Mohammad Amir. Off break length ball, middle stump on the back foot defending, to gully for no runs, fielded by Cartwright.
73.5 Nathan Lyon to Mohammad Amir. Off break length ball, to leg on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Lyon.
73.4 Nathan Lyon to Mohammad Amir. Off break length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Lyon.
73.3 Nathan Lyon to Mohammad Amir. Off break length ball, off stump no foot movement defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Khawaja.
73.2 Nathan Lyon to Sarfraz Ahmed. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, well timed to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Cartwright.
73.1 Nathan Lyon to Sarfraz Ahmed. Off break short, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed to deep cover for 2 runs.
OVER
73
Runs Scored: 1
Bowler: Steve O'Keefe
Score after 73 overs: 202/8(rr 2.77)
Over Summary: 1 . . . . W
72.6 OUT! Caught. NOT OUT changed by umpire to OUT after REFERRAL. Steve O'Keefe to Wahab Riaz. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, outside edge to wicketkeeper, by Wade.
72.5 Steve O'Keefe to Wahab Riaz. Stock ball yorker, to leg on the front foot working, hit pad to gully for no runs.
72.4 Steve O'Keefe to Wahab Riaz. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Handscomb.
72.3 Steve O'Keefe to Wahab Riaz. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to point for no runs.
72.2 Steve O'Keefe to Wahab Riaz. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to cover for no runs, fielded by Khawaja.
72.1 Steve O'Keefe to Sarfraz Ahmed. Stock ball short, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Cartwright.
OVER
72
Runs Scored: 13
Bowler: Nathan Lyon
Score after 72 overs: 201/7(rr 2.79)
Over Summary: . 1 4 4 4 .
71.6 Nathan Lyon to Wahab Riaz. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot slog sweeping, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Wade.
71.5 FOUR! Nathan Lyon to Wahab Riaz. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs.

Maybe Wahab should be batting higher! He plays the reverse sweep perfectly and that's three boundaries in a row.
71.4 FOUR! Nathan Lyon to Wahab Riaz. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot Switch Hit, well timed past deep backward square leg for 4 runs.
71.3 FOUR! Nathan Lyon to Wahab Riaz. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long on for 4 runs.
71.2 Nathan Lyon to Sarfraz Ahmed. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, well timed to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Cartwright.
71.1 Nathan Lyon to Sarfraz Ahmed. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Handscomb.
OVER
71
Runs Scored: 3
Bowler: Steve O'Keefe
Score after 71 overs: 188/7(rr 2.65)
Over Summary: . . . 2 1 W