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Pakistan's first win on Australian soil in 12 years
Pakistan beat Australia by 6 wickets in 2nd ODI at Melbourne

Australia v. Pakistan
Pakistan has levelled the ODI series against Australia with a six-wicket victory at the MCG

Australia went into the game as strong favourites after a 92-run win in game one at the Gabba, but a below-par score of 220 on a solid wicket put the hosts in trouble, and Pakistan completed the chase in 47.4 overs.

Date:15 January 2017 - Match:2nd ODI
Venue:Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Start time:14:20
Umpires:Christopher Gaffaney / Paul Wilson
Toss:Australia won the toss and elected to bat.
Pakistan win by 6 wickets

Great Victory: At last! Captain Hafeez the hero as Pakistan win first match against Australia on Australian soil in 12 years after the home side collapsed with the bat

The scorecard: Australia 220 (Smith 60, Amir 3-47, Wasim 2-37, Junaid 2-40) lost to Pakistan 4-221 (Hafeez 72, Malik 42no) by six wickets with 14 balls remaining.

The drought-breaker: The last time Pakistan beat Australia on Australian soil, Inzamam-ul-Haq was their captain, batsman Mohammad Yousuf was known as Yousuf Youhana and Brad Hogg was a 33-year-old veteran of the Australian side. It's been 4,368 days since that victory at the WACA Ground on January 30, 2005, the win tonight their first here against Australia in 17 matches across all formats. It was also their first victory over Australia at the MCG in 32 years. Truly a historic performance.The third ODI will take place in Perth on Thursday, 19 Jan 2017.

Mr & Mrs Mansoor Masood Khan with Mrs. Dr Khalid Ejaz and DHC Dr Khalid Ejaz
(Mr Mansoor Masood Khan is Member Board of Governors Pakistan Cricket Board and parents of cricketer Shan Masood)

Official publication of Pakistani Team tour by Cricket Australia

CEO Cricket Australia James Sutherland and Chief Selector Trevor Hohns discussing match prospects for both teams

CEO Cricket Australia James Sutherland and Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan Dr. Khalid Ejaz

Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan  Dr Khalid Ejaz with his wife during the match Australia V Pakistan

Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan Dr. Khalid Ejaz at MCG

 

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