Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Australia vs Pakistan 1st Test 2009: Who will win?

Pakistan’s probability to win the match is not impossible but tough. Touring side will have to chase a big innings if they want to win the first test match against Australia. They are still trailing by 252 runs for heroic victory. At the end of day four, Pakistan scored 170 after losing three wickets. Pakistan skipper Mohammad Yousuf is unbeaten 45 along with Umar Akmal who scored not out 27.

Australian fast bowler Doug Bollinger gave the first break through after taking the wicket of Pakistan opener Imran Farhat. After that both Mitchell Johnson and Nathan Hauritz claimed one wicket each.

Australia started the fourth day with 111 for 3. However, they declared the second innings after scoring 225 for 8. Shane Watson remained unbeaten 120. It was his maiden test century. Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Aamer hauled 5 wickets for 79. For the first time he took 5 wickets or more in an innings. Mohammad Asif and Saeed Ajmal got the other two wickets.

However, in the first innings Pakistan was 196 runs away for Australian innings. Millions of fans are waiting to see what luck will favor whom in the fifth day. Either Australia or Pakistan can win the first test match. Let us see if Mohammad Yousuf can give the first test victory to his team.

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