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Pakistan have lost confidence as a batting unit, and need "one or two good innings" to recover it, their captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said
Plays of the day from the first ODI between Pakistan and Australia in Sharjah
Misbah-ul-Haq has said that Pakistani batsmen struggle at times against quality spin because they are not used to facing it on turning pitches in domestic cricket
George Bailey, the Australia ODI captain, has said that home teams "doctor" their pitches to prepare turners because they believe visiting Australian sides are vulnerable against spin
Steven Smith embarked on this tour as a key Test player without a clear role in Australia's one-day side, but his first ODI century might change that. Smith struck 101 to set up Australia's comfortable 93-run victory over Pakistan in the first ODI in Shar
Number of times that Pakistan have chased down 250+ against Australia despite being 5 down for less than 100 (in 1987)
Pakistan's average 5th wicket partnership in ODIs over the last five years - their best for any wicket
Number of double-wicket maidens bowled by Australian bowlers in the last five years, including three by Xavier Doherty.
Number of runs scored by Pakistan's second wicket. Pakistan's second-wicket average of 33.5 is the worst for any top-eight team in the last five years.
No. of times, in 25 attempts, that Pakistan have chased a 250+ target against a top-eight team in the last 5 years
No. of tons by Australia's No.3 in 46 innings after Ponting. Before that, 28 of the 30 tons going back to 1996 were scored by Ponting
No. of List A centuries Steven Smith had in 58 innings before today
Average score for teams batting first in a day-night game in Sharjah
No. of times Glenn Maxwell was dropped in his first seven deliveries - he was on 1 and 5.
David Warner's strike rate today - his lowest for an innings of 40 runs or more in ODIs
Number of wickets Shahid Afridi has taken in his last six ODIs. He bowled 44.2 overs in those matches
Number of 50+ second-wicket stands for Australia, out of the last 15, scored at an SR of less than 70 - both were v Pakistan and involved Warner
Number of times, since 2001, that Australia have scored at less than three an over in the first five overs of an ODI against Pakistan