Khawaja helps Australia earn hard-fought draw v Pakistan

Oct 12, 2018, 05:58 IST | AFP

The left-hander hit a solid 141 for his seventh Test hundred, while skipper Tim Paine (61 not out) and Travis Head (72) also hit half centuries as Australia finished at 362-8 late in the day with lights coming on at Dubai stadium

Khawaja helps Australia earn hard-fought draw v Pakistan
Australia's Usman Khawaja celebrates his 100 v Pakistan in Dubai yesterday. Pic/PTI

Opener Usman Khawaja hit a fighting hundred to foil Pakistan and help Australia escape with a draw in the first Test here yesterday. The left-hander hit a solid 141 for his seventh Test hundred, while skipper Tim Paine (61 not out) and Travis Head (72) also hit half centuries as Australia finished at 362-8 late in the day with lights coming on at Dubai stadium.

After Khawaja was dismissed with 14.3 overs left and Yasir Shah quickly removed Mitchell Starc (one) and Peter Siddle (nought), Paine and No. 10 Nathan Lyon (five not out) survived 12.1 overs.

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