Alex Carey’s tried reverse-sweep didn’t work out very properly for him.© Twitter
Alex Carey had a disappointing displaying with the bat throughout Australia’s first ODI in opposition to Pakistan on the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, on Tuesday. Carey might solely muster 4 runs off 4 balls, earlier than dropping his wicket to Zahid Mahmood in dramatic style. Within the second supply of the fortieth over, Carey obtained a full toss and tried to reverse-sweep it however he failed to attach because the ball went round his legs and smashed the stumps.
Right here is the video of Carey’s dismissal:
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Travis Head was in splendid type throughout Australia’s innings and smashed 101 runs off solely 72 balls. The opener additionally hammered 12 fours and three maximums.
In the meantime, Ben McDermott additionally confirmed good batting type and registered 55 runs off 70 balls, consisting of 4 fours.
Cameron Inexperienced was unbeaten at 40 runs off 30 balls as Australia posted 313 for seven in 50 overs, setting a goal of 314 runs for Pakistan.
Haris Rauf and Mahmood have been in good bowling type for Pakistan and took two wickets every.
Of their chase, Imam-ul-Haq scored a wonderful century for Pakistan, but it surely was not sufficient as Australia registered a thumping 88-run victory, bowling the hosts out for 225.
The spinners shone for Australia with the ball as Adam Zampa claimed 4 scalps and Mitchell Swepson and Travis Head took two wickets every.
Having received the Check collection 1-0 earlier than this, Australia have taken a 1-0 lead within the ODI collection.
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