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Mitchell Johnson took the first wicket and broke two crucial stands as Pakistan scored 219 for 4 on the first day of the Dubai Test
Mitchell Johnson took the first wicket and broke two crucial stands as Pakistan scored 219 for 4 on the first day of the Dubai Test © Getty Images
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Specials

Lehmann enters uncharted territory

Daniel Brettig: The Pakistan Tests provide the first significant juncture of his new phase as Australia's established coach

'In front or behind the stumps, he was out there for a battle'

Modern Masters: Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Manjrekar discuss Adam Gilchrist's temperament

    The pitch belongs to the curator

Ian Chappell: Players demanding that home pitches should favour them don't realise it's a retaliatory business

    The 'baby Invincible' who always stood tall

Neil Harvey always did justice to his precociousness and reputation for being adept in all conditions. By Ashley Mallett

    Spin challenge for Australia

Numbers Game: The series against Pakistan is an opportunity to prove they've learnt from their bad experiences in India

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The thing about Australia's superiority to Pakistan

Ahmer Naqvi: Despite their record, the fact that they haven't played in Pakistan for 16 years weighs against them

Jim Maxwell: Radio commentary's tireless doyen

Russell Jackson: He is a broadcasting institution on par with Benaud, despite not having played at senior level

Chucking: the irony

Michael Jeh: Just as political views may change, our opinion of chuckers tends to be remarkably inconsistent. Case in point: Murali

A Mitchell Johnson delivery is left alone
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Nathan Lyon got the ball to turn late in the day
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Alex Doolan caught Azhar Ali at short cover off Mitchell Johnson
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Brad Hogg tries his hand at golf
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Steve O'Keefe was introduced early into the attack
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Tom Cooper drives during his 72
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Elimination Final: NSW v Queensland at Sydney
Oct 24, 2014 (14:00 local | 03:00 GMT | 23:00 EDT | 22:00 CDT | 20:00 PDT)
Final: Western Aust v TBA at Sydney
Oct 26, 2014 (14:00 local | 03:00 GMT | 23:00 EDT | 22:00 CDT | 20:00 PDT)
2nd Test: Australia v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi
Oct 30-Nov 3, 2014 (10:00 local | 06:00 GMT | 02:00 EDT | 01:00 CDT | 23:00 PDT)
Victoria v NSW at Melbourne
Oct 31-Nov 3, 2014 (10:30 local | 23:30 GMT | 19:30 EDT | 18:30 CDT | 16:30 PDT)
South Aust v Queensland at Adelaide
Oct 31-Nov 3, 2014 (10:30 local | 00:00 GMT | 20:00 EDT | 19:00 CDT | 17:00 PDT)
Western Aust v Tasmania at Perth
Oct 31-Nov 3, 2014 (10:30 local | 02:30 GMT | 22:30 EDT | 21:30 CDT | 19:30 PDT)
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