Pakistan in Australia Test Series - 1st Test

Australia v Pakistan

Australia won by 170 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

112.6

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, no run, short of a good length on middle, defended back to the bowler

Australia 382/4   MJ Clarke 0* (1b)

113.2

Abdur Rauf to Clarke, no run, bowled it on a good length on leg stump, tries to clip it fine, misses

113.3

Abdur Rauf to Clarke, 1 run, fullish on middle and leg, clipped away towards fine leg to get off the mark

113.6

Abdur Rauf to Clarke, no run, beaten, bowled from slightly wide of the crease, bowled it short of a length on the off and it held its line, Clarke played inside the line to that one and it just escaped the outside edge

Australia 385/4   MJ Clarke 1* (4b)

114.6

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, no run, the doosra and he picked it, getting a stride forward and adjusting well to the away spin by dabbing it into the off side

Australia 388/4   MJ Clarke 1* (5b)

115.5

Abdur Rauf to Clarke, no run, short of a good length on the off, gets a thick outside edge towards second slip, it lands short

115.6

Abdur Rauf to Clarke, 2 runs, punched off the back foot wide of midwicket for a couple of runs

Australia 391/4   MJ Clarke 3* (7b)

116.2

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, 1 run, short of a length outside off, waits for it to turn in and taps it in the direction of point

Australia 393/4   MJ Clarke 4* (8b)

118.1

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, 1 run, charges down the track to drive through mid-on

Australia 395/4   MJ Clarke 5* (9b)

119.1

Mohammad Amir to Clarke, (no ball) 1 run, full length delivery, driven along the ground through mid-off

Australia 403/4   MJ Clarke 6* (10b)

120.3

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, no run, gets a ball that comes onto him quickly, played down at the feet of the short leg fielder

120.4

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, 3 runs, a shorter ball this time, cut away off the back foot through backward point, the ball is retrieved in the deep by Salman Butt

Australia 417/4   MJ Clarke 9* (12b)

121.1

Mohammad Amir to Clarke, no run, back to a shortish ball, pushed to the off side

121.2

Mohammad Amir to Clarke, no run, defended to the off side

121.3

Mohammad Amir to Clarke, 2 runs, back to a shortish ball, pushed away to point, ball beats the diving fielder

121.4

Mohammad Amir to Clarke, 1 run, pushed to mid-off for a quick single as Yousuf comes across to field

Australia 420/4   MJ Clarke 12* (16b)

122.1

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, 1 run, steps down the track to drive through mid-off

122.3

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, no run, swept to backward square leg

122.4

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, 1 run, pushed away to cover

Australia 429/4   MJ Clarke 14* (19b)

123.1

Mohammad Amir to Clarke, FOUR, steps away to leg, put away with a smashing cover drive that races away to the boundary

123.2

Mohammad Amir to Clarke, 1 run, shortish ball, pushed away to point

123.4

Mohammad Amir to Clarke, no run, full toss, played down on the on side

123.5

Mohammad Amir to Clarke, 1 run, full toss, slashed away through point

Australia 436/4   MJ Clarke 20* (23b 1x4)

124.1

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, no run, stepping down the track, pushed to the fielder at mid-on

124.2

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, no run, forward, tentative with the shot, playing to the on side

124.3

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, no run, steps down the track to drive back to the bowler

124.4

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, 3 runs, short outside off, cut away through backward point, Aamer fields rather awkwardly in the deep

Australia 439/4   MJ Clarke 23* (27b 1x4)

125.3

Mohammad Amir to Clarke, 1 run, short outside off, slashed away through backward point

125.6

Mohammad Amir to Clarke, 1 run, full toss, played carefully to the on side for a single

Australia 444/4   MJ Clarke 25* (29b 1x4)

126.1

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, no run, steps down the track to push to the off side

126.2

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, no run, steps down the track to drive back to the bowler

126.3

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, 1 run, steps down the track to drive to the fielder at long-off

Australia 445/4   MJ Clarke 26* (32b 1x4)

127.3

Abdur Rauf to Clarke, 1 run, full length delivery, whipped through mid-wicket

127.5

Abdur Rauf to Clarke, 1 run, full toss, driven in the air, landing short of the Faisal Iqbal at mid-on, the ball then rolls between his feet, sloppy fielding

Australia 454/4   MJ Clarke 28* (34b 1x4)
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Series Results
Australia v Pakistan at Hobart - Jan 14-18, 2010
Australia won by 231 runs
Australia v Pakistan at Sydney - Jan 3-6, 2010
Australia won by 36 runs
Australia v Pakistan at Melbourne - Dec 26-30, 2009
Australia won by 170 runs
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Dec 30, 2009

Nathan Hauritz seals Australia's thumping win, Australia v Pakistan, 1st Test, Melbourne, 5th day, December 30, 2009

Nathan Hauritz seals Australia's thumping win

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Dec 30, 2009

Nathan Hauritz bowls with nine men around the bat, Australia v Pakistan, 1st Test, Melbourne, 5th day, December 30, 2009

Nathan Hauritz bowls with nine men around the bat

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