Lahore : At present, Australia’s team is showing strength on the Pakistani side. After the end of the Test series, the two are now competing for the three-match ODI series. In the first match of the series, Pakistan won the toss and decided to bowl first. But Australian opener Travis Head washed out the Pakistani bowlers. Aaron Finch and Travis Head put on 110 runs for the first wicket to beat the Pakistan bowlers. However, Finch was dismissed after scoring 23 runs in 36 balls. But Head kept up his good game.
Head played an aggressive game from the start as he completed his century in the 25th over off 70 balls. But on the last ball of the same over, Iftikhar Ahmed got him out. Head scored 101 runs in 72 balls with the help of 12 fours and three sixes. This has also been the second century of Travis Head’s ODI career. At the same time, it was also the fastest century for Australia against Pakistan, while it is the 8th fastest ODI century for Australia.
Head had earlier scored his maiden ODI century against Pakistan. He scored 128 runs in Adelaide in 2017. Apart from this, Head has scored 10 fifties in his ODI career. Let us tell you that Australia played a three-match Test series against Pakistan before playing the ODI series, which the visiting team won 1-0. The first two matches of the series were drawn, but Australia won the third match. The special thing is that Australia is on a tour of Pakistan after 24 years and this was Australia’s second consecutive Test series win in Pakistan. Australia had earlier won the home Test series against Pakistan 24 years ago.
Story first published: Tuesday, March 29, 2022, 18:53 [IST]