Steven Smith looked solid today and played a sensible innings © Getty Images
Steven Smith looked solid today and played a sensible innings © Getty Images

Oct 7, 2014

Pakistan managed to get two quick wickets after Aaron Finch and Steven Smith gave a good start to Australia in the first ODI played at Sharjah.

George Bailey and Glenn Maxwell got starts but couldn’t convert them. Bailey got out slogging a length ball while Maxwell who looked rusty got out lofting a full delivery. While, Steven Smith was still on the crease playing the anchor role for Pakistan. He had already achieved his first ODI half-century for Australia. Maxwell got out after scoring 21 runs while Bailey Departed for 18.

Australia had reached 159 for 4 after 33 overs.