Australia sacked two wickets in the second meeting on day three to put Pakistan under tension at 227 for 3 at Tea. Pat Cummins eliminated Azhar Ali while Nathan Lyon excused Abdullah Shafique to guarantee the hosts couldn’t exactly inhale simple in the subsequent meeting.
In the wake of dealing with a wicketless opening meeting, Lyon gave Australia the truly necessary early leap forward in the meeting. The opener approached to shield a loopy conveyance and was gotten behind and was on his way after a fruitful audit from Australia. The pitch played undeniably more deceives and the ball likewise kept low to keep both Babar Azam and Ali alert and aware.
At the point when the new ball opened up, Pakistan were 181 for 2. Yet again Australia felt free to for the new cherry and it was Cummins delivering a shocker to give his side the edge. The Australia chief clutched a return get while on his completion not long after Ali had crossed the 7000-run mark in Tests. Babar Azam was strong yet Fawad Alam was restless and not happy in the center.
Prior in the day, Pakistan made a lively beginning with Azhar scoring successive limits against Cameron Green in the second finished. Shafique followed it up with a limit against Cummins in the following over as Pakistan stowed four limits in the initial four overs. Australia, in their distress, likewise tested a lbw call against Shafique in the 46th over just to lose their audit soon after the opener had crossed his fifty.
Azhar raised his 50 years in the 49th over yet both Nathan Lyon and Mitchell Swepson tracked down go to inconvenience the players at different stages. There was no genuine dramatization in the meeting in spite of the Australian bowlers working hard with both Lyon and Swepson holding things in line. Swepson, be that as it may, had the option to deliver a snapshot of enchantment in the last over of the meeting and had Azhar edging to initially slip just for Steve Smith to grass the opportunity.
Brief scores: Australia 391 (Usman Khawaja 91; Naseem Shah 4-58) lead Pakistan 227/3 (Abdullah Shafique 81, Azhar Ali 78) by 164 runs.