Headline: Aamer Jamal’s Stunning Debut Performance Leads Pakistan’s Charge Against Australia
Aamer Jamal bowled fast and confidently, getting six wickets in one go.
On Friday, Pakistan finished the day at 132-2 in their pursuit of Australia’s 487 runs.
Abdullah Shafique scored the most with 42 runs. Earlier, David Warner and Mitchell Marsh played well for Australia, scoring 164 and 90 respectively in the first innings. Aamer Jamal, making his debut, bowled fast and confidently, taking six wickets to help Pakistan dismiss Australia on the second day of the first test in Perth.
Starting at a score of 15, Marsh took control of the game in the morning session. He aggressively attacked Pakistan’s less experienced bowlers, hitting the ball to all corners of the expansive Perth Stadium. His impressive innings included 15 fours and a fantastic six, smoothly cleared over deep midwicket.
In the next part of the game, the opening batsmen Abdullah Shafique and Imam-ul-Haq got Pakistan off to a strong beginning by putting together 74 runs for the first wicket. Unfortunately, Lyon, playing for Australia, managed to break through by getting Shafique out for 42.
Captain Shan Masood played well, scoring 30 runs off 43 balls, but he was out later in the day. He went after a wide delivery from Mitchell Starc, and Alex Carey made a successful catch behind the stumps.
On the other hand, Imam played a determined innings and remained not out with 38 runs, having faced 136 balls.
The nightwatchman, Khurram Shahzad, was also not out with a score of seven runs.