CAIRNS – Pakistan thrashed Australia XI by 210 runs in only practice match here at Cazaly’s Stadium in Cairns on Saturday.

Live score: Pakistan won by 210 runs.

Pakistan 208 (Y. Khan 54, S. Ahmed 39; C. Valente 4-36, M.Steketee 3-47) and 216-5 declared (A. Ali 82 not out, M. Nawaz 36 not out; R. Lees 2-28) beat CA XI 114 (J Winter 39; M. Amir 3-15, R. Ali 3-26, W. Riaz 3-28) and 109 (A. Nair 42; M. Nawaz 3-31) by 210 runs.

On the last day of a three-day Test, Pakistan declared innings at 216 runs for the loss of six wickets.

 Earlier, Pakistan held a lead of 218 runs over a Cricket Australia XI after the second day of next week’s pink-ball Test against Australia.

The tourists fought back to dismiss the CA XI for 114 and an innings lead of 94 runs before going to stumps at 124 for five.

2nd-day score : Pakistan 208-10 (83.0 ov), 162-3 (12 ov)- Australia XI 114-10 (39 ov).



Pakistan – Azhar Ali, Misbah-ul-Haq (c), Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Sarfraz Ahmed(w), Imran Khan, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Rahat Ali, Sami Aslam, Sharjeel Khan, Sohail Khan, Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah, Younis Khan.

Cricket Australia XI – William Bosisto (c), Jake Carder, Alex Gregory, Josh Inglis, Ryan Lees, Arjun Nair, Jimmy Peirson (w), Matthew Short, Mark Steketee, Cameron Valente, Jake Winter, Cameron Wheatley.