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Sport Warner century inspires Australia domination against Pakistan

10:20  22 november  2019
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Aussie Test hopefuls embarrassed by Pakistan

  Aussie Test hopefuls embarrassed by Pakistan Selectors are in for a tough slog after Australia's batsmen failed to fire in their tour match against Pakistan.After domination on day one, Pakistan returned on day two of the three-day tour match and reached 428 before being dismissed.

A blistering century from David Warner and three wickets for Adam Zampa and Josh Hazlewood lead Australia to an 86-run win against Pakistan , which sealed the series win.

David Warner inspired Australia to victory (Getty). It was a surprise when Finch departed for 53, perhaps taken Shakib's previous four innings had yielded two fifties and two centuries but he was dismissed for 41, his Created with Sketch. Warner inspires Australia to victory against Bangladesh.

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David Warner hit an unbeaten century as Australia piled on the pain for Pakistan on day two of the first Test in Brisbane.

Warner posted his 22nd Test ton and fourth against Pakistan in a star display at the Gabba, where his 151 not out led Australia to 312-1 – a lead of 72 runs.

Australia star Warner had not reached triple figures in the longest form of the game since the 2017 Boxing Day Test against England – a one-year suspension for his role in the ball-tampering scandal derailing the batsman.

Aussie odd couple prepare for Test reunion

  Aussie odd couple prepare for Test reunion Australia captain Tim Paine is seeking solidity at the top of the batting order and hopes to find it in odd couple Joe Burns and David Warner.Australia begin their Test summer against Pakistan at the Gabba on Thursday having recalled Queensland opener Joe Burns, who is likely to beat Cameron Bancroft to the role as Warner's opening partner.

David Warner made 107 as the holders, Australia , beat Pakistan by 41 runs in the World Cup match at Warner had clearly done some valuable work since playing against India at the Oval when, by his Unfortunately for Pakistan at the outset Amir was the only man to fulfil those criteria, although

Warner century inspires Australia . top news stories today. Notwithstanding his skipper’s fallible back and hamstring, it was David Warner who was the least certain to take his place in the Australian team in the week leading into the opening Test against India in Adelaide.

a close up of a man throwing a ball: Australia star David Warner © Getty Images Australia star David Warner

But Warner – who only managed 95 runs during a forgettable Ashes series in England – ended his wait for a hundred in the final session of the day after 180 deliveries.

Joe Burns was the only batsman to fall on the second day as Australia dominated – the opener falling three runs shy of a century after trying to sweep Yasir Shah (1-101).

After Pakistan were dismissed for 240 on Thursday, Warner and Burns took to the crease in warm conditions against the tourists, and they showed their prowess atop the order.

Warner survived a life on 56, when 16-year-old debutant Naseem Shah (0-65) thought he had his first international wicket, but the teenager heartbreakingly overstepped for a no-ball and the Australian was called back.

Warner in another homegrown Test statement

  Warner in another homegrown Test statement David Warner has hit his first Test century in almost two years, bringing up three figures in the first Test against Pakistan at the Gabba.David Warner has gone 10th on the Australian list of century-makers after punishing Pakistan in his first Test back on home soil since the ball-tampering ban.

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He also came close to being run out on 93, but Warner managed to make it back to his crease by centimetres, before completing a memorable ton after tea.

Warner and Burns combined for 222 until the latter was sent back to the pavilion.

Marnus Labuschagne (55 not out) was also spared late in the day when Haris Sohail's delivery flew past Asad Shafiq, while Warner's stump was hit by Shaheen Afridi (0-44) but the bails did not fall – capping a long and forgettable day for Pakistan.

Warner surprises even himself as Pakistan's horror show continues .
This is only a two-Test series and that may be a good thing for Pakistan who have fallen apart in Adelaide. Warner's batting through this short series has been a thing of beauty, and his composed play continued on a sunny Saturday afternoon, reinforcing why, as Mark Waugh pointed out, he is the "leader of the pack when playing well".

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