Yasir Shah scored his maiden Test hundred during ongoing Australia vs Pakistan 2nd Test 2019 in Adelaide. The leg-spinner has a habit of making things happen on the cricket field with a ball in his hand but this time he showed his caliber with the bat as well. Yasir rode his luck since he came out to bat but displayed great character as he completed his maiden Test ton. Yasir was the unlikely saviour for Pakistan as the bowler stitched up a 100-run partnership with Babar Azam and saved Pakistan from another batting collapse in Australia. The spinner came out to bat on Day 2 after Mohammad Rizwan was dismissed on a duck by Mitchell Starc and showed the personality which the other Pakistani batsmen lacked. David Warner Scores Triple-Century During AUS vs PAK 2nd Test 2019, Surpasses Don Bradman to Become Highest Run-Scorer at Adelaide Oval.
It was Yasir’s day, not with the ball but with the bat as the leg-spinner went on to score a brilliant hundred after being given numerous lifelines as the Aussies dropped him on multiple occasions and missed out some run-out opportunities as well. He came out to bat on Day 2 and stitched up a fantastic partnership with Babar Azam to stabilize the Pakistani innings. Babar was also on the verge of scoring another century in this series before he was dismissed by Starc on 95. Speaking of the match Australia after winning the toss, elected to bat first and posted a massive total of 589 runs with David Warner scoring his first maiden triple century in Tests. Tim Paine Roasted Online for Denying David Warner an Opportunity to Break Brian Lara’s World Record During AUS vs PAK Day-Night Test.
Australia who were in a dominating position on Day 2, have somewhat lost their grip on the match as Pakistan rallied back from struggling at 89/6 to scoring a respectable 270/8. Yasir Shah is still on the pitch and is partnered by Mohammad Abbas as both will be looking to cut the gap on Australia’s score. The home side is still in a dominant position but will be looking to wrap up this innings quickly before the match slips out of their hand.