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Pakistan were rocked early, after they opted to bat, as Peter Siddle and Mitchell Johnson removed the openers in the first Test in Dubai
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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

Chris Rogers reacts after dropping Azhar Ali at cover
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Mitchell Johnson had a few words for the batsmen just before lunch
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Mitchell Marsh bowls on his debut
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Peter Siddle knocked over Ahmed Shehzad's leg stump
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Mitchell Johnson is thrilled after removing Mohammad Hafeez
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Debutant Steve O'Keefe got his cap from Dean Jones
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