Australia vs Pakistan, 2nd Test Day 1 in Adelaide: Highlights
Day 1: Australia opener David Warner and number three Marnus Labuschagne both smacked their second centuries in as many Tests Friday, exposing Pakistan’s bowlers once again in a day-night clash in Adelaide, and helping their side to 302/1 at stumps on Day 1. Warner plundered 166 on the in the opening day, maintaining that rich vein of home form. Labuschagne, who had scored 180 in the previous game, remained unbeaten on 126.
Toss update: Australia won the toss and elected to bat first against Pakistan in the Day-Night Test at Adelaide Oval. The hosts lead the two-match series 1-0 courtesy of their convincing innings victory in the opening Test. The visitors will be looking to end their tour on a high with a good performance in their final match Down Under.
Australia: David Warner, Joe Burns, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Travis Head, Matthew Wade, Tim Paine(w/c), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood
Pakistan: Shan Masood, Imam-ul-Haq, Azhar Ali(c), Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Rizwan(w), Yasir Shah, Shaheen Afridi, Muhammad Musa, Mohammad Abbas
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