ABU DHABI: Australia has set a target of 267-run after losing six wickets against Pakistan in third ODI of five-match series which it already has a lead of 2-0.
Earlier, Australia has won the toss and decided to bat first at Abu Dhabi’s Shiekh Zayid cricket stadium.
Finch who made a ton in first ODI remained high scorer in the match as he scored 90 others prominent players were Glenn Maxwell with 71, Hands Comb 47.
From Pakistan side Junaid Khan, Usman Shinwari, Yasir Shah, Amad Waseem and Harris Sohail took one wicket each.
Australia in both first and second ODI had defeated the green team by eight wickets and Pakistan come back in this match is a must. Otherwise, Australia can win the series today keeping its eye on whitewash for next two remaining matches.
Pakistan: Shan Masood, Imam ul-Haq, Haris Sohail, Umar Akmal, Shoaib Malik (c), Imad Wasim, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Yasir Shah, Usman Shinwari, Junaid Khan, Muhammad Hasnain
Australia: Aaron Finch (c), Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (wk), Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon, Adam Zampa, Jason Behrendorff