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Mohammad Abbas snared career-best figures

Pakistan v Australia, 2nd Test, Abu Dhabi, 4th day

How Mohammad Abbas' simple plan bested Aaron Finch

After testing the opener outside off and denying him room, the seamer moved one in to hit the pad - a result that everyone saw it coming - in a tussle that defined the series

Babar Azam congratulates Sarfraz Ahmed on his second fifty of the Test

Pakistan v Australia, 2nd Test, Abu Dhabi, 4th day

Samiuddin: Adversity? Pakistan call it opportunity

Pakistan's scoreline of 57 for 5 on the first day represented the seventh time in Tests that they've been at that score or worse and yet gone on to win

The two teams shake hands after an epic draw

Pakistan v Australia, 2nd Test, Abu Dhabi, 4th day

'Atmosphere wasn't especially polite' - Sarfraz

In the aftermath of Sandpapergate, Australia have undergone cultural reviews for their on-field behavior, but that hasn't meant the end of the verbals

Sarfraz Ahmed fails to duck under a delivery

Pakistan v Australia, 2nd Test, Abu Dhabi, 4th day

Sarfraz sent to hospital for precautionary scans

Hit close to his left ear while ducking a bounce on Thursday, the Pakistan captain woke up with a headache and didn't take the field

Babar Azam punches down the ground

Pakistan v Australia, 2nd Test, Abu Dhabi, 3rd day

'Missing hundred hurts' - Babar Azam

But his performance in Test cricket this year - he averages 54 - suggests it is only a matter of time before he gets that maiden century

Fakhar Zaman stretches forward to defend

Pakistan v Australia, 2nd Test, Abu Dhabi, 2nd day

How'd you like a bit of Fakhar Zaman then?

In a country that is used to seeing openers who build by attrition rather than fire, Fakhar Zaman is a raging strokemaker who doesn't allow himself to get tied down by circumstances