Hailing Muhammad Abbas, Social Media goes insane with Pakistan's victory against Australia


The Australian fielders laugh after running out Azhar Ali during day three of the second test match against Pakistan at Sheikh Zayed stadium in Abu Dhabi. "We have to groom them all to become a good Test team", said Sarfraz.

Paine agreed with Sarfraz's assessment of Abbas, the first Pakistani fast bowler to take a 10-wicket haul in a Test since Mohammad Asif against Sri Lanka at Kandy in 2006.

Australia entered the two-Test series focused on the threat of leg-spinner Yasir Shah, although he managed just eight wickets. The two of them scored runs at will in the second session, with Australia setting defensive fields in an attempt to ensure that less boundaries were scored.

Khawaja, who batted for nearly nine hours in Dubai last week to earn Australia a draw in the first Test, may need to undergo surgery on his meniscus tear and could be sidelined for eight weeks.

Usman Khawaja, whose gritty 141 had helped Australia draw the opening Test, did not bat in the second innings due to a knee injury.

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Travis Head's nick to Abbas on 36 in the seventh over of the day sparked a woeful collapse of 4-7 in 26 balls.

Much of the focus has been on the poor form of 35-year-old Shaun Marsh, who is under serious pressure to hold his spot for the home summer, but his younger brother barely fared better in his first series as vice-captain.

So Starc pinged the ball back and Tim Paine knocked off the bails, dismissing Azhar for 64. The right-arm seamer then had top scorer Marnus Labuschagne caught behind for 43 after lunch to finish with 5-62 to go along with his first innings effort of 5-33.

Khawaja twisted his left knee in the warm-up before the start of play yesterday, and scans have shown that the batsman has suffered a meniscal tear.