Australia’s openers add to Pakistan’s misery on day two

Australia’s openers add to Pakistan’s misery on day two
Brisbane: Hosts Australia further asserted their dominance on Pakistan in the first of their two-Test series as the two sides clash in Brisbane.

Australia has strengthened its position in the second day of First Test with a lead by 20 run, as the team scored 260 runs against Pakistan.

David Warner is standing on the crease with 132 runs with Marnus Labuschagne (22), as Joe Burns became a wictim of Yasir Shah's bowling on 97 runs.

Openers David Warner and Joe Burns navigated through the first two sessions without losing a single wicket, taking the hosts to 195-0 at tea.

The duo had made exactly 100 in the 25 overs that took place in the first session as they comfortably dealt with anything Pakistan threw at them.

The visitors had been dismissed for 240 on day one despite not losing a wicket in the first session as the Australian pacers, led by Mitchell Starc, had ran through the Pakistan batting line-up.

Squads

Pakistan: Shan Masood, Azhar Ali (captain), Haris Sohail, Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Rizwan, Naseem Shah, Yasir Shah, Shaheen Afridi, Imran Khan.

Australia: David Warner, Joe Burns, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, Travis Head, Matthew Wade, Tim Paine, Nathan Lyon, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc