5th day of first cricket Test: Australia to resume 2nd innings today
On the fifth and last day of first cricket Test against Pakistan in Dubai, Australia will resume their second innings at the overnight score 136 for 3 today.
Australia require another 326 runs and have 7 wickets in hand.
Hard-working fast bowler Mohammad Abbas took three wickets in seven balls to bring Pakistan closer to victory in the first Test against Australia in Dubai on Wednesday.
The right-arm medium pacer dismissed Aaron Finch (49) and the Marsh brothers — Shaun and Mitchell —for ducks as Australia slumped from 87 without loss to finish the fourth day at 136-3.
At stumps, opener Usman Khawaja was batting on a fighting 50 and Travis Head on 34 as the pair had added an invaluable 49 for the unbroken fourth wicket stand to prolong Australia's resistance on a weary and spinning Dubai stadium pitch.
Earlier, Pakistan declared their second innings at 181 for 6 and set a victory target of 462 runs for Australia.