Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Day 5

3220dS Rajesh

Australia all the way

Pakistan had a chance but blew it, and overall Australia completely dominated in all aspects in the three-Test series which ended in another whitewash for the visitors

3221dBrydon Coverdale at Bellerive Oval

Maligned Hauritz keeps on surprising

Nathan Hauritz continued his resurgence after being challenged by the chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch to step up in the dying stages of Tests

3220dOsman Samiuddin in Hobart

Pakistan's fielding caught in a time warp

There is not a cricket-playing country in the world as backward and as resistant to not just modernity but simple, natural progression as Pakistan

Day 4

3222dBrydon Coverdale at Bellerive Oval

Reverse swings Watson forward

Shane Watson considers himself a batting allrounder but his bowling has become an increasingly useful weapon over the past six months

3222dOsman Samiuddin at Bellerive Oval

Intikhab: 'Seniors should learn from mistakes'

Rain on the last day might prevent Pakistan from sliding to a fourth successive series whitewash against Australia, but coach Intikhab Alam insists that his side is not hoping for divine intervention

Day 3

3224dThe Bulletin by Brydon Coverdale at Bellerive Oval

Australia extend lead to 277 after Butt ton

Salman Butt's third Test century and Ricky Ponting's decision not to enforce the follow-on should ensure the Hobart Test goes for the full five days

3223dBrydon Coverdale at Bellerive Oval

Australia wonder when to declare

Dismissing the tail has been a worry for Australia over the past year and a last-wicket partnership again forced a change to the team's plans

3223dBrydon Coverdale

Kat out of the bag

Plays of the day from the third day of the third Test between Australia and Pakistan in Hobart

3222dOsman Samiuddin at Bellerive Oval

Butt continues to walk a crooked path

Salman Butt has intrinsically the mind to play a Test innings, but most always finds himself needing to secure his spot

3222dOsman Samiuddin at Bellerive Oval

Centurion Butt not brooding over run-outs

Salman Butt atoned for some of the mistakes of the second day with a valuable third Test hundred for Pakistan at the Bellerive Oval

Day 2

3225dThe Bulletin by Brydon Coverdale at Bellerive Oval

Clumsy Pakistan wilt after Ponting double

Ricky Ponting's fifth Test double-century and Michael Clarke's highest Test score have left Pakistan facing a mountainous task to avoid defeat over the next three days in Hobart

3223dBrydon Coverdale and Osman Samiuddin

North's mission impossible

Plays of the day from the second day of the third Test between Australia and Pakistan

3224dOsman Samiuddin in Hobart

Mohammad Yousuf slams Salman Butt's running

Mohammad Yousuf was left shocked and disappointed by Salman Butt's poor running that resulted in two run-outs including Yousuf's, but he believed that Pakistan could still save the match

Day 1

3224dBrydon Coverdale at Bellerive Oval

Lazy days gone for hard-working Clarke

As Michael Clarke and Ricky Ponting sat together in Hobart, contemplating their 231-run stand, they looked happier than they have for some time

3224dOsman Samiuddin at Bellerive Oval

Ponting pulls his way out of trouble

On a day when Pakistan offered him a second chance, Ricky Ponting turned to his trusted ally - the pull shot - to take him to safety

3224dCricinfo staff

A confession and a century

Plays of the day from the first day of the third Test between Australia and Pakistan in Hobart

Pakistan 4th innings Partnerships

1st11Imran FarhatSalman Butt
2nd18Imran FarhatKhurram Manzoor
3rd32Mohammad YousufKhurram Manzoor
4th22Khurram ManzoorUmar Akmal
5th21Shoaib MalikKhurram Manzoor
6th19Khurram ManzoorSarfraz Ahmed
7th66Khurram ManzoorMohammad Amir
8th2Umar GulMohammad Amir
9th1Mohammad AsifMohammad Amir
10th14Danish KaneriaMohammad Amir