Australia defeated Pakistan by 79 runs in the second test match played at Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Australia defeated Pakistan by 79 runs in the second test match played at Melbourne Cricket Ground. In this match, all the players from Australia performed very well and played an important role in the victory of their team. Talking about Pakistan, the team players could not leave their mark in this match.
During the match, Pakistan team’s experienced batsman Babar Azam was seen joking with Steve Smith. Actually Babar Azam was taking guard before Nathan Lyon’s over. Meanwhile, Steve Smith, standing in the slip, said something to him, after which Babar Azam turned his bat towards him. Both were seen laughing after this.
Here’s the video:
Look at how Babar asks Smith only to bat, when he is getting ready to take guard and Smith goes 🙏
— Nikhil 🏏 (@CricCrazyNIKS) December 29, 2023
Australia won the second test match
Let us tell you, Australia had scored 318 runs after losing all the wickets in its first innings of this match, in response to which Pakistan was all out for 264 runs in its first innings. After this, the bowlers of Pakistan team performed very well and all out Australia for 262 runs in their second innings. For the hosts, in the second innings, Steve Smith played a brilliant inning of 50 runs in 176 balls with the help of three fours, while Mitchell Marsh scored 96 runs in 130 balls with the help of 13 fours.
Alex Carey also contributed 53 runs. For Pakistan, in the second innings, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Mir Hamza took four wickets each while Aamer Jamal took two wickets. After this, Pakistan was all out for 237 runs in its second innings.
On behalf of the team, captain Shan Masood played an excellent inning of 60 runs while Babar Azam scored 41 runs. Young player Agha Salman scored 50 runs in 70 balls with the help of 6 fours while Mohammad Rizwan contributed 35 runs. However, no player could lead his team to victory in this match. For Australia, captain Pat Cummins took 5 wickets while Mitchell Starc took 4 wickets. Host Australia is leading 2-0 in the three-match Test series.