[caption id="attachment_821267" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-821267" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Maxwell_ICC-Twitter-1.jpg" alt="" width="628" height="418" /> Glenn Maxwell knocked three sixes and nine boundaries in his 98 off 82 balls to lift Australia -- sent into bat by Pakistan -- from 140-5 to an imposing total of 277. @Twitter/ICC[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>Glenn Maxwell missed a fighting hundred by two runs but still guided Australia to 277-7 in the fourth one-day international against an injury-hit Pakistan in Dubai on Friday. <p></p> <p></p>The dashing middle-order batsman knocked three sixes and nine boundaries in his 98 off 82 balls to lift Australia -- sent into bat by Pakistan -- from 140-5 to an imposing total on a slow Dubai stadium pitch. (<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/series/pakistan-and-australia-in-uae-2019-201056/live-scores/pakistan-vs-australia-live-cricket-score-4th-odi-match-189831-summary.html"><strong>Pakistan vs Australia, 4th ODI: LIVE UPDATES</strong></a>) <p></p> <p></p>A new look Pakistan team -- with Imad Wasim as skipper after Shoaib Malik was ruled out with a rib injury -- had caught Australia napping at 101-4 when Maxwell walked in. <p></p> <p></p>He repaired the innings with a 134-run partnership for the sixth with Alex Carey who finished with 67-ball 55 for his maiden fifty with three boundaries. <p></p> <p></p>Maxell, bowled by fast bowler Usman Shinwari off a no-ball when on 76, was within a stroke of his second ODI hundred when he was run out while attempting a double run. <p></p> <p></p>Carey supplemented Maxwell well, as the pair beat the previous sixth wicket stand in Australia-Pakistan ODIs of 90 between Dirk Wellham and Rod Marsh at Sydney in 1981. <p></p> <p></p>Mohammad Hasnain (2-52), Wasim (2-56) and Yasir Shah (2-57) shared the wickets. <p></p> <p></p>Australia, who have already won the five-match series 3-0, brought in fast bowlers Kane Richardson and Nathan Coulter-Nile in place of Pat Cummins and Jason Behrendorff. <p></p> <p></p>Pakistan were forced to make two changes as Malik suffered rib injury and opener Imam-ul-Haq fever to withdraw from the game, handing opener Abid Ali and batsman Saad Ali ODI debuts. <p></p> <p></p>The last match will also be played in Dubai on March 31.