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Pakistan dominate on second test, Aussies face follow on

ABU DHABI: Pakistan has bowled Australia out for 261 on Day-3 of the 2nd Test in Abu Dhabi. Australia has faced the follow-on situation after 26 years against Pakistan.However, Pakistan as decided to bat instead of enforcing the follow-on and with their tails up for having 309 runs lead.

According to the details, Australia were dismissed for 261 in their first innings on the third day of the second Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.

Pakistan took a big 309-run lead in the first innings but did not enforce the follow-on after scoring a big 570-6 declared in their first innings.

Mitchell Marsh top-scored with 87 while Michael Clarke made 47.

For Pakistan paceman Imran Khan returned with the best figures of 3-60 while Yasir Shah, Rahat Ali and Zulfiqar Babar also chipped in with two wickets apiece.

Pakistan lead the two-match series 1-0 after winning the first Test by 221 runs in Dubai.

Pakistan, who lead the two-match series 1-0, had posted a big 570-6 declared in their first innings.

Resuming on 22/1, Australia lost four wickets in the morning session and then another three in the post-lunch session as Pakistan looked in a strong position to clinch their first series win over Australia since 1994.

Australia had hoped skipper Michael Clarke, who managed just two and three in the first Test, would bat long enough to counter the Pakistan attack but he fell after scoring an attractive 47.

Clarke looked set during his 62-ball spell at the crease, hitting seven boundaries before he was bowled through the gap with a sharp incoming delivery by paceman Imran Khan who had figures of 2-54.

Clarke added 64 for the sixth wicket with Marsh.