Australia v Pakistan 1st Test,Day 1: Steven Smith’s 16th century boosts hosts

Steven Smith’s 16th Test century and his first against Pakistan set up Australia’s dominance on the first day of the Pink Ball Test in Brisbane. He was ably assisted by Peter Handscomb, who smashed his second fifty as Australia ended day one on 288/3. Relive all the highlights of day one of first Test between Australia vs Pakistan here

cricket Updated: Dec 15, 2016 15:59 IST
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Steven Smith smashed his 16th Test century as Australia dominated the opening day of the first Test against Pakistan in Brisbane.(Getty Images)

Steven Smith blasted a magnificent century, his first against Pakistan and 16th overall in his career. He was ably supported by Peter Handscomb, who smashed his second Test fifty as Australia ended the first day on 288/3. Relive all the highlights of Australia vs Pakistan, 1st Test at Gabba here.

For Pakistan, nothing went right for them after losing the toss on a good batting deck. Although they took the quick wickets of David Warner and Usman Khawaja, Matt Renshaw notched up his maiden fifty but the 137-run unbeaten stand between Smith and Handscomb has taken the game away from the visitors.

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First Published: Dec 15, 2016 09:49 IST