Cricket News sort by Australia Vs Pakistan 1st ODI at Sharjah - Aug 28, 2012

The opening ODI between Australia and Pakistan was a tightly contested clash without doubt, but one major factor separated the two teams – the lower-order batting.

Australia worked extremely hard to clinch a 4-wicket win in the 1st ODI at Sharjah despite asked to chase a low target of 199. That was because of incredible bowling spells from Saeed Ajmal (10-0-30-3) and Mohammad Hafeez (10-1-29-2).

The first of the three ODIs between Pakistan and Australia for the Bank Alfalah presents Cool & Cool Cup 2012 will begin tomorrow evening at Sharjah. The match is scheduled to begin at 6:00 PM local and will go on beyond midnight.

Australia tour of United Arab Emirates 2012, 1st ODI: Pakistan Vs Australia at Sharjah, August 28, 2012. Match scheduled to begin at 18:00 local time (14:00 GMT, 7:30 PM IST, 7 PM PKT).