DUBAI: Australia lost four wickets in the first session of day three of the Dubai test match against Pakistan as they went in for lunch at 207/4. The Kangaroos started the third day’s proceedings at 113/0 with openers David Warner and Chris Rogers on strike.
Pakistani medium pace bowler Rahat Ali provided the first breakthrough as he bowled Rogers (38) at 128 runs on the board.
Meanwhile, Warner continued to show display his dominant form went on to score a century from 128 balls which comprised of eight boundaries and a six.
Alex Doolan was run out after scoring five runs whereas captain Michael Clarke could only score two runs after he was dismissed by Zulfiqar Babar.
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Pakistan have taken a firm grip on the first Test in Dubai with a 189-run lead and 10 wickets in hand after the third day against Australia, and on a pitch that is becoming increasingly difficult to bat on.
Steve Smith was caught by Mohammad Hafeez from the bowling off debutant Yasir Shah after he made 22 runs from 44 balls which included three boundaries.
David Warner and Mitchell Marsh will start the second session of the day as they are on the crease at 133 and 0 runs. The visitors trail by 247 runs with six wickets in hand.