After a clinical display in the T20I series, Australia will take on Pakistan in the first of the two-match Test series at the Gabba in Brisbane. The Aussies were in sensational touch in the shortest versions of the game and are firm favourites to conquer the Test series too. However, the ‘unpredictable’ Pakistan side have the tendency to avoid the inevitable and their youngsters of their team can certainly do so. Meanwhile, for complete live score updates with ball-by-ball commentary and latest scorecard details for Day 1 of the AUS vs PAK 1st Test match, please scroll down. Australia Vs Pakistan, Cricket Score 1st Test Match.
The opening day of the Test will be crucial as both sides will aim to make an impeccable start in order to have the momentum. The track seems to be good and the team winning the toss will certainly want to bat first. Australian stalwart Steve Smith needs just 27 runs to become the fastest batsman to reach the landmark of 7000 Test runs. For Pakistan, Naseem Shah could get his maiden Test cap and the youngster will want to make the chance count. Australia Vs Pakistan, Latest Live Scorecard.
Australia’s last series in whites was a fruitful one as they managed to draw the Ashes 2019 in England and managed to regain the prestigious urn. On the other hand, Pakistan’s last Test series was against South Africa which they lost 3-0. So, going by their previous performances, the Tim Paine-led side certainly have the upper hand the visitors need to put an extra-ordinary effort to cause an upset.
In the T20I leg of the series, Australia were all over the Men in Green and hence clinched the three-match series 2-0 with one match being washed out due to rain. However, Test cricket is a different ball game altogether and the visitors will want to put their best step forward in order to get the desired result.