Day 4: Australia declare on 241 to set 465 target

Friday 06 January 2017 2 weeks ago 31   sydney   Print

Australian player showing his bat, File photo.

Report  Web desk : Australia declared their second innings at 241 for the loss of two wickets on the fourth day of the third Test giving a target of 465 runs Pakistan in Sydney. Pakistan had earlier been dismissed for 315 in their first innings in reply to Australia 538-8 declared. The hosts did not enforce the follow-on and David Warner (55) scored the second quickest half century in test history in 23 balls with Steve Smith (59), Usman Khawaja (79 not out) and Peter Handscomb (40 not out) also pouring on the runs. Australia lead the three-test series 2-0.