We noticed you're blocking ads.

Keep supporting great journalism by turning off your ad blocker.

Questions about why you are seeing this? Contact us

Font Size

- Aa +

Tue 16 Oct 2018 06:46 PM

Font Size

- Aa +

Lyon blitz restricts Pakistan on day one of Abu Dhabi Test

Off-spinner Nathan Lyon finished with 4-78 as Pakistan are bowled out for 282 on opening day

Lyon blitz restricts Pakistan on day one of Abu Dhabi Test
Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon celebrates a wicket.

Australia, in reply to Pakistan's 282 all out, were 20-2 at close on the first day of the second Test in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.

Aaron Finch was unbeaten on 13 while nightwatchman Peter Siddle was dismissed off the last ball of the day for four.

Debutant opener Fakhar Zaman and skipper Safraz Ahmed each scored 94 after Pakistan won the toss and opted to bat at Sheikh Zayed Stadium.

Off-spinner Nathan Lyon finished with 4-78 and leg-spinner Marnus Labuschagne took 3-45. The first Test ended in a draw in Dubai last week.

Arabian Business: why we're going behind a paywall

For all the latest sports news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.