Australia vs Pakistan: The Pat Cummins Show in Melbourne

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The Australia vs Pakistan Melbourne test match is now end. Australia won the match by 79 runs and led the series 2-0

Overview of Australia vs Pakistan Match

We have seen many performances in the Australia vs Pakistan test match in Melbourne. But in the end winner is the winner and the Australian side nailed it.

Pakistan Overview

Australia vs Pakistan has some learning parameters for young players. Hence, the biggest learning parameter is the handling pressure of the game. Early opening wicket fall is an issue for the Pakistani side in this test match. Imam-ul-Haq can`t play and struggling against Australian bowlers. Abdullah Shafique`s batting performance is okay. Babar Azam`s batting form is very concerning for the Pakistan team. Saud Shakeel has failed to impress in these conditions. Salman Ali Agha is fair with bowling and bat with 50 in 2nd innings and a wicket in 1st innings.

Pakistan Captain Shan Masood scores fifty in both innings. But, the Pakistan Captain needs to convert the fifties into 3 figures. If we talk about which is good. You cannot deny the role of bowlers in this test match. Shaheen Shah Afridi and Mir Hamza are excellent with 6 wickets in a match for both. Aamer Jamal is a good find for Pakistan at test level and takes 5 wickets in a match. Also, Hasan Ali takes 2 in 1st innings.

But, the problem is fielding in this match. If you drop a catch you drop a match. Abdullah Shafique is not a proper slip fielder. He dropped 3 catches in the match which was very costly and lost the match against Australia. Excellent fielding leads to winning the matches in any format.

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Australia Overview

Australia vs Pakistan has also some key points. Steve Smith`s form is a key point for Australia in upcoming matches. Australian batters also struggled against Pakistan bowlers. They give a tough time but drop chances give Australia an edge. Mitchell Marsh is very impressive with the bat in both innings which is one of the key points in this test match. But, Steve Smith’s crucial fifty gives some relief for Australia for his form.

So, let`s analyze Australian bowling which is marvelous, and define the planning. Australian Captain Pat Cummins’s bowling defines his legacy in red cricket. Pat Cummins took 5 for 48 and 5 for 49 in both innings. Also, Captain Pat Cummins laid the foundation of victory with his impressive bowling. Nathon Lyon took 4 wickets in 1st innings and Mitchell Starc took 4 wickets in 2nd innings. Also, Josh Hazlewood took one wicket in both innings.

But, The Australian fielding is very well in this match. Even they did not give the chances to Pakistan side. They field very tightly and also the important role play in the Melbourne test. Australia side eyes whitewash and gain some bonus points for the World Test Championship table.

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