Social Media Reacts to Azhar Ali’s Run Out in 2nd Test

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Emirates Pakistan Australia Cricket

He ended up with 17 wickets across four innings and more so, 10 wickets in the second and final Test as Pakistan sealed the series by winning the Abu Dhabi Test by 373 runs.

Earlier, Pakistan scored 282 in the first innings, largely thanks to identical scores of 94 for both opener Fakhar Zaman and captain Sarfraz Ahmed. But across the first two days of the Test the outfield had proven to be a touch on the sluggish side, and the ball held up just inside the boundary. Starc, who was chasing the ball, collected it and wasted no time in throwing it back to the keeper Tim Paine.

Labuschagne then pulled Abbas behind - the batsman's review coming in vain with a clear spike visible on UltraEdge - and when Jon Holland (3) clipped Yasir to slip to leave Australia nine down Nathan Lyon (6no) called for handshakes with Khawaja unable to bat.

Now boasting one of the best records in Test cricket of all time, let alone for 2018, the right-arm paceman has been tipped for glory by South African great Dale Steyn.

South African paceman Dale Steyn was all praise for Pakistani bowler Mohammad Abbas after seeing his performance against Australia. Australia were bowled out for 164, with Usman Khawaja not batting in the innings, absent hurt due to the knee injury he sustained during a fielding drill before the start of third day's play. Though Australia, at 155/7, would be forced to ask for a limping Khwaja's contributions at the face of a defeat, the left hander is hardly expected to repeat his first Test feat.

Afghanistan's Hazratullah Zazai smashes six sixes in an over
Yuvraj had hit six sixes off a Stuart Broad over to move to a 12-ball half-century in the inaugural T20I World Cup in 2007. Hazratullah, Yuvraj and West Indies' superstar Chris Gayle too has managed a half-century in only 12 balls.

This is Pakistan's biggest win (by runs) in Test, previous biggest was 356 runs in 2014.

The Australian batsman helped his team get their first wicket of the Test against Pakistan.

Meanwhile, Pakistan have made substantial gains in terms of points, in the list led by India with 116 points. His economy rate of 2.46 is also among the top ranking bowlers.

Labuschagne, playing only his second Test, grafted his way to 43 but was dismissed second over after lunch becoming Abbas's 10th victim in the match.

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