Pakistan and Australia (Pakistan vs Australia) The first match of the much-awaited Test series between the two started in Rawalpindi from Friday. In this match, Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat first. Pakistan opener Abdullah Shafiq (Abdullah Shafique) And Imam-ul-Haq made a great start and made a century partnership. The Kangaroo team is on a tour of Pakistan after a long gap of 24 years. Australia had earlier toured Pakistan in the year 1998.
In the Test being played at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, so far the first season has been in the name of Pakistan. During this, both the openers Abdullah Shafiq and Imam-ul-Haq were successful in chasing the kangaroo bowlers. Young batsman Shafiq faced the world’s number one Test bowler Pat Cummins with a bold face. Cummins tried to entice him in his trap several times, but Abdullah Shafiq failed him every time. Overall, if we look at the match between Shafiq and Cummins, then Pakistani cricketer Shafiq was overwhelming.
century partnership for the first wicket
Cricket experts believe that Imam-ul-Haq, having a lot of cricketing experience, is not seen with that much confidence on the field. On the other hand, Abdullah Shafiq has played only 2 test matches and he does not have much experience in first class cricket, yet he can confidently bowl bowlers like Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hejwald, Nathan Lyon, Travis Head. But hit a strong shot.
Abdullah Shafiq and Imam-ul-Haq came out to open Pakistan’s innings with great batting. Both these players put on a century partnership for the first wicket and added 105 runs. Shafiq was dismissed after scoring 44 runs off 105 balls. During this, he also hit a six including three fours in his innings. He was dismissed by Nathan Lyon