April 22, 2009 April 22, 2009

Pakistan v Australia, 1st ODI, Dubai

Pakistan 171 for 6 (Akmal 48, Misbah 30*) beat Australia 168 (Hopes 48*, Haddin 40, Watson 40, Afridi 6-38) by four wickets
Scorecard and ball-by-ball details

Match package
Bulletin - Afridi helps Pakistan draw first blood
Quotes - Clarke says Australia not in a spin
Alex Brown - Australians shine but in the wrong place
Osman Samiuddin - A welcome win, no doubt
Gallery - Afridi's six gives Pakistan a 1-0 lead

Preview package
Preview - Comeback chance for Shoaib and Symonds
Osman Samiuddin - Finally, Pakistan can focus on the cricket
News - Players have golden chance against Australia - Younis
News - Nielsen happy with security measures
News - Pakistan at home in Dubai