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3rd Test, Day 5: Australia defeat Pakistan by 220 runs.

Updated on: 07-Jan-2017
Steve Smith led Australia defeated Pakistan by 220 runs in the third Test played at Sydney Cricket Ground to seal the three-match series 3-0.

Resuming play at 55/1, Pakistan was bowled out for 244, as a result of some superb bowling from the Australian bowlers. 3rd Test, Day 5: Australia defeat Pakistan by 220 runs.


Josh Hazlewood claimed Azhar Ali's wicket in the first over of the day. The in form opener departed after giving a return catch to Hazlewood off the last ball of the first over.

Australia completed a series after a 39 run win at the first Gabba Test and an innings and 18 run victory in Melbourne.

Josh Hazlewood and Steve O'Keefe both took three wickets and wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed top scored with an unbeaten 72 off 70 balls with eight fours and a six.

Pakistan faced a huge task of scoring 465 to win the Sydney Test but their hopes evaporated of holding on for a draw with the loss of key batsmen Azhar Ali and Younis Khan before lunch on the final.

The teams will now play in a five match one day series, starting on Friday.



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