Lahore. Australia continues to perform brilliantly in Pakistan. The team defeated the hosts by 88 runs in the first match of the ODI series (Pakistan vs Australia). This is the biggest defeat of Pakistan team in ODIs against Australia at home. Playing first, Australia scored a good 313 for 7 on the basis of an aggressive century by opener batsman Travis Head. In reply, Pakistan’s team was reduced to 225 runs. With this, the Kangaroo team has taken a 1-0 lead in the 3-match series. Earlier, he had also captured the Test series 1-0. Australia defeated Pakistan in the 5th consecutive ODI at home.
Chasing the target, Pakistan had a good start. The team’s score was 120 runs for one wicket at one time. After this, the team lost 9 wickets in making the next 105 runs. Opener batsman Fakhar Zaman was dismissed by Sean Abant after scoring 18 runs off 18 balls. After this Imam ul Haq and Captain Babar Azam Added 96 runs for the second wicket. Babar was dismissed after scoring 57 off 72 balls. Hit 6 fours. He was dismissed by leg spinner Swipson. 4 thousand runs have also been completed in his ODI.
Great comeback led by Zampa
Leg spinner Adam Zampa did not allow the Pakistan batsmen to score runs by bowling tight in the middle overs. opener batsman Imam Ul Haq Stay on one side. But he did not get the support of other batsmen. Imam scored 103 runs in 96 balls. Hit 6 fours and 3 sixes. 6 batsmen could not reach the double figures. The entire team returned to the pavilion after scoring 225 runs in 45.2 overs. Zampa took 4 wickets for 38 runs in 10 overs. Swipson and Travis Head got 2-2 wickets.
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Earlier, after losing the toss, the Australian team got the good opening batsman Travis Head. He made a century partnership with captain Aaron Finch for the first wicket. Head scored 101 runs off 72 balls. 12 and hit 3 sixes. Finch scored 23 runs. Ben McDermott, who landed at number-3, played a struggling innings of 55 runs off 70 balls. In the last over, all-rounder Cameron Green scored an unbeaten 40 off 30 balls to take the score beyond 300 runs.
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