Australia David Warner made history today as he became the fastest man to reach 7000 Test runs as he pummeled an amazing triple century during Australia’s test match against Pakistan today.
The Aussies ended their innings on day two of the 2nd test with a well deserved 589-3 declared over 127 overs leaving Pakistan to chase as their commenced with their innings.
Australia started on 302-1 continuing from where they left off on day 1 with the Warner and Labuschagne partnership still in full swing. Labuschagne was then bowled out by Pakistan’s Shaheen who foud the middle wicket taking the Australian batsman out with 162 runs in hand.
Steve Smith was next to come on and help push Australia further in front. Smith was able to reach 36 runs before being caught by Rizwan off Shaheen’s ball.
At this point Australia were 490-3 with Warner already having scored his second century of the game.
Matthew Wade was next to bat assisting teammate Warner to reach his third century of the match off 389 balls.
Australia continued their streak finishing off their innings at 589-3 declared. Warner contributing 335 runs signing off with his partner Wade who was on 38 not out.
Pakistan stepped up to bat with opening the opening partnership of Shan Masood and Imam-ul-Haq losing their first wicket after only 3 runs as Warner caught Pakistani batsman Imam thanks to a wonder ball from Starc in the 5th over.
Azhar Ali came in to bat until he was caught out in the 12th over after having scored only 9 runs leaving Pakistan now standing on 22-2. Babar Azam was next to step up for the Pakistan side and was able to put in 8 runs until partner Masood was caught out by Tim Paine having score 19 run.
This left Pakistan now standing at 38-3 as Shafiq came out to bat. Shafiq was only able to add 5 runs for the Pakistan side before being caught out by Tim Paine off a delivery from Starc. Pakistan now stood at 69-4.
Iftikhar was the next man to step in for Pakistan. He was however caught out, once again by Paine after only scoring 10 runs.
Things were not looking good for Pakistan as Australia had now taken out their top tier batmen leaving the side now standing with on 89-5. Mohammad Rizwan stepped up next for Pakistan but was unable to score anything before being plucked out by Starc who’s delivery saw Paine once again at the receiving end of a wonderfully timed catch.
Pakistan were now left bewildered and confused as the score now stood at 89-6. Yasir Shah was next up and received the final delivery of the day as the day ended with Pakistan sitting on 95-6 off 35 overs.
Australia lead by 492 runs.