Pakistan's first win on Australian soil in
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
Date:15 January 2017 - Match:2nd ODI
Venue:Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
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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