Pakistan set a target of 317 runs to win, Afridi-Hamza showed amazing bowling skills.

Australia vs Pakistan: Australia has given Pakistan a target of 317 runs to win the Melbourne Test. The Australian team was all out after scoring 262 runs in the second innings. During this, Mitchell Marsh batted brilliantly. He scored 96 runs. Alex Carey and Steve Smith scored half-centuries. Shaheen Afridi and Mir Hamza bowled lethally for Pakistan. Both of them took 4-4 wickets.

Marsh missed scoring a century in the second innings for Australia. He scored 96 runs facing 130 balls. This innings of Marsh included 13 fours. Wicketkeeper batsman Carey scored 53 runs facing 101 balls. His innings included 8 fours. Smith faced 176 balls and scored 50 runs. Smith hit 3 fours. Usman Khwaja could not even open an account. David Warner was out after scoring 6 runs and Labuschagne was out after scoring 4 runs.

The Australian team was all out in the second innings on the score of 262 runs. Whereas 318 runs were scored in the first innings. In response, Pakistan team was all out after scoring 264 runs in the first innings. Now Pakistani players will take the field for the second innings.

Afridi bowled brilliantly for Pakistan during Australia’s second innings. He took 4 wickets for 76 runs in 27 overs. During this period, 4 maiden overs were also bowled. Mir Hamza took 4 wickets for 32 runs in 18.1 overs. He took 6 maiden overs. Jamal also got 2 wickets. He gave 74 runs in 16 overs. Afridi and Hamza got 2-2 wickets during Australia’s first innings. Jamal had taken 3 wickets.

Let us tell you that Australia had won the first match of the Test series by 360 runs. This match was played in Perth. After this, the second match is going on in Melbourne. After this, the third match will be played in Sydney from January 3.

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