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    4.3 what a delivery! He has been doing it all afternoon. Superb bowling. Amir pushes this one fuller and straighter. Warner sees something on middle and chooses to flick into the leg side but is undone by substantial away swing. The ball beats the flick by some distance and clips the top of the bails. Wow, he wasn't close to that. Not a great shot. 13/1
    12.6 edged and gone. Wasim strikes. Pakistan chipping away. Head looked all at sea against the non-turning spin of Wasim. A flat delivery outside off, skids on with the arm again. Head looks to slap a drive through cover but plays inside the line, like he has been doing against Wasim. The ball kisses the outside edge and settles in Rizwan's gloves. Good catch too 67/4
    4.4 edged and gone! Another peach from Amir. Fantastic captaincy from Azhar, after all the flak he's received. Bowls it full and wide. Asks Smith to drive through the vacant cover region. Smith can't say no with his form, can he? His feet are rooted in the crease, his drive is away from his body. The ball holds its line outside off and takes the edge. A routine catch for Rizwan. 13/2
    9.2 that isn't a great shot and Lynn falls. Another BBL stroke. Slower delivery this time, full and wide. Lynn just chooses the wrong shot. Premeditated. Could have clattered that over the off side, but he got down on one knee and slog-swept a drag-flick straight into the air. Rizwan runs around, doesn't look to comfortable underneath the skier but importantly, takes the catch. Had to drag that from too wide. 52/3
    16.2 this time there is some turn, and Marsh nicks off! That excellent length again, never quite up there to drive, on off stump. Marsh chances the drive, and only manages a thin edge through to Rizwan 78/5
    30.6 gone! Hasan Ali has varied his pace beautifully in this over, and he does Maxwell with another little offcutter. Looks to flick it over midwicket, is through his shot too early, and it loops up off the high part of his bat and midwicket takes the simplest of catches 160/6
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    33.6 90 kph, edged and gone. Faulkner falls. Pakistan strike again. Good captaincy to have the slip in place and Faulkner edges behind. A lovely length, shortish but close to off, Extracts a bit if turn, Faulkner plays away from his body and gets a thick outside edge which is well held by Hafeez at first slip, to his left. That came quickly. 170/7
    42.5 run-out! A total breakdown in communication. Cummins dabbed to point, called yes and stopped. Wade responded to Cummins' initial call and kept going. Akmal picked up cleanly at point and threw the ball back to Amir, who had returned to the stumps to collect the ball. He takes off the bails and Cummins is well short. A good piece of fielding. 212/8
    45.4 cleans 'im up. An offcutter that doesn't cut. Full and straight from Hasan Ali. Starc is nowhere near the ball as he misses his flick. The zing bails fly everywhere. Excellent bowling, totally deceived him with a change-down in pace 235/9
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    Extras
    11 (lb 1, nb 1, w 9)
    TOTAL
    268/9 (50 Overs, RR: 5.36)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    Mohammad Amir10.005425.40312230
    Mohammad Hafeez7.002303.28241010
    Hasan Ali9.006537.22246120
    Wahab Riaz6.004207.00176031
    Imad Wasim10.003523.50342000
    Mohammad Nawaz(3)8.004816.00193100
    Fall of wickets:1-13 (DA Warner, 4.3 ov), 2-13 (SPD Smith, 4.4 ov), 3-52 (CA Lynn, 9.2 ov), 4-67 (TM Head, 12.6 ov), 5-78 (MR Marsh, 16.2 ov), 6-160 (GJ Maxwell, 30.6 ov), 7-170 (JP Faulkner, 33.6 ov), 8-212 (PJ Cummins, 42.5 ov), 9-235 (MA Starc, 45.4 ov)
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    39.6 and he goes next ball. Looks to manufacture a shot off a length ball angling into him. Wants to hit that over short leg, I guess, but it's the slower ball, and he's through his shot too early and hits it down the throat of Warner running in from deep square leg 163/8
    8.1 gone, gone. Full outside off, and Sharjeel has been struggling for timing right through this innings. Doesn't connect cleanly with his hit down the ground, gets neither the desired elevation nor placement, and he hits it straight to Maxwell at mid-on 38/1
    10.1 Whoops, not a great shot. Excellent length from Faulkner, inviting the drive without necessarily being driveable. Bowls it wide enough to entice Hafeez into the shot. Doesn't get his weight into it in time, is a little late getting fully forward, and only manages a thin edge 47/2
    25.5 Azam was looking so good, then he does this. A stroke fraught with so much risk with a slip in place. Back of a length from Cummins, seaming back in. Azam tries to steer the ball to third man for one. The inward movement helps the ball rap the glove and just lob to Smith at slip. An easy catch. But well bowled too. Got some bounce and extra oomph in his delivery. 109/4
    16.5 gone! Akmal has played another terrible stroke. What was he trying to do? Clear mid-on with a pull? Poor choice of stroke. Back of a length from Starc outside off, hustles Akmal for pace. Akmal tries to forehand the ball into the leg side but may have been too late to the ball. Splices the ball straight to mid-on, who takes an easy catch. Ooh, actually that may have been the offcutter. 79/3
    30.1 And a wicket, immediately. Bangs it in. Rizwan has to pull from over his right shoulder, and he takes it on, ends up skewing it high, and Marsh, running to his left from deep midwicket, takes an excellent catch. He reaches overhead with both hands, first, then the ball bounces out, and he manages to catch it on the rebound, with his left hand, while tumbling to the floor 129/5
    38.3 gone. Slower short ball, and Imad can't get any real power on this pull. Hits it high, towards Warner, who runs in from the midwicket boundary to complete a simple catch 158/7
    32.5 bowled him! It was threatening to happen all through this over, and Starc finally gets one in the perfect spot. Full, swinging in, not a yorker, though. Nawaz slogs and misses, Starc hits off stump 133/6
    41.4 another slower ball, another swipe from Amir, wanting to hit over the covers. He manages to hit it in the intended direction, but without the intended power, and extra-cover takes a couple of steps back and lets the ball fall into his cupped hands 171/9
    42.4 length ball, slower ball, wide of off stump. Wahab slogs, he has to. Wants to hit over mid-off, but again, can't get any power into it. Mid-off moves a few steps to his left and backwards, and takes a comfortable catch to wrap up a 92-run win 176/10
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    14 (b 4, lb 5, w 5)
    TOTAL
    176 all out (42.4 Overs, RR: 4.12)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    MA Starc8.003424.25323020
    B Stanlake3.001304.33130110
    JP Faulkner7.013244.57233000
    PJ Cummins8.403333.80361120
    TM Head10.002802.80360000
    MR Marsh6.002714.50161000
    Fall of wickets:1-38 (Sharjeel Khan, 8.1 ov), 1-39 (Azhar Ali, ), 2-47 (Mohammad Hafeez, 10.1 ov), 3-79 (Umar Akmal, 16.5 ov), 4-109 (Babar Azam, 25.5 ov), 5-129 (Mohammad Rizwan, 30.1 ov), 6-133 (Mohammad Nawaz(3), 32.5 ov), 7-158 (Imad Wasim, 38.3 ov), 8-163 (Azhar Ali, 39.6 ov), 9-171 (Mohammad Amir, 41.4 ov), 10-176 (Wahab Riaz, 42.4 ov)

Match Notes

Nine in a row

9

No. of consecutive ODIs won by Australia at home against Pakistan. Their last defeat had come in 2005. This is also their sixth straight win versus Pakistan in any ODI.

only the second

1

Centuries by Australia keepers at the Gabba before Matthew Wade. Adam Gilchrist had made 122 v SL in 2006.

Deja vu

2002

Last time before this Australia lost half their side for a lower score in ODIs v Pakistan - also at the Gabba. They were 65/5 on that occasion

Three in Five

3

No. of ducks for Smith in his last-five ODI innings. He had two in 86 innings before that. His first-two ducks had come in 2011.

A first at the Gabba

0

Instances of spinners opening the bowling in ODIs at the Gabba before this. Mohammad Hafeez is the first spinner to do so.