Younis Khan scored 106 and 103 in the two innings of the first Test, becoming the second Pakistani batsman to score a century in both innings of a Test on foreign soil © Getty Images
Younis Khan scored 106 and 103 in the two innings of the first Test, becoming the second Pakistani batsman to score a century in both innings of a Test on foreign soil © Getty Images

Oct 26, 2014

Pakistan took four crucial Australian wickets to give themselves a healthy lead of 378 runs at the end of play on Day 4 of the first Test match against Australia. The visitors had started their resistance on a good note, seeing out the initial 13 overs. However, the 14th over from Zulfiqar Babar was a double-wicket maiden, and it saw the dismissals of David Warner and Alex Doolan.

Warner, who scored a century in the first innings, charged down the track (which was silly considering the circumstances) to Babar and was stumped by Sarfraz Ahmed. Wickets fell thick and fast as Alex Doolan, Michael Clarke and night-watchman Nathan Lyon were all out LBW.

Pakistan finished Day 3 of the first Test match against Australia at Dubai on 38 for no loss, and extended their first innings lead to 189. Australia were bowled out for 303 despite a quickfire 133 by David Warner. Azhar Ali and Ahmed Shehzad started the proceedings, and gave the visitors little opportunity to make a dismissal.

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