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2dOsman Samiuddin in Abu Dhabi

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

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3dDaniel Brettig in Abu Dhabi

Langer must make something of UAE jumble

Australia have to quickly review a number of strategic decisions and selection matters ahead of a high-profile home summer

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3dDaniel Brettig in Abu Dhabi

Crestfallen Paine confronts batting woes

The low quality of Australia's batting, particularly in the first innings of both Tests, reflected a wider pattern, not only for the national team but also the domestic system beneath

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4dDaniel Brettig in Abu Dhabi

Siddle's decade of toil amid batting decline

Australia have already underestimated Siddle's value in helpful conditions once, and to do so again would be to pay scant regard to the bowler who has had to cope with far many more average teams around him

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5dDaniel Brettig in Abu Dhabi

Tim Paine seeks clarification on 3-metre rule

Azhar Ali was ruled not out on referral, despite ball-tracking showing the ball hitting middle and off stumps halfway up, since the point of impact with his pad was more than 3m from the stumps

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5dDaniel Brettig in Abu Dhabi

Australia undone by familiar challenges

Yet another abject first-innings performance against top-class opposition has left the team management with more headaches

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