On the third day of the Sydney Test, in response to Pakistan’s 313, Australia was bowled out for 299 in the first innings, while Pakistan lost two early wickets on just one run in the second inning.

In the first session, Australian batsmen Steve Smith scored 38 and Maruns Labuschagne put up 60 runs. Australia’s third wicket fell on 187 runs, and the fourth wicket succumbed soon after with the score at 188 runs. Steve Smith was dismissed by Mir Hamza while Marnus was dismissed by Salman Agha.

Travis Head fell at 10 runs to Aamir Jamal while Alex Carey was bowled for 38 runs with the total at 289. Mitchell Marsh was bowled for 54 runs and Nathan Lyon was dismissed for five runs by Aamir who then dismissed Josh Hazlewood for a duck.


The Green Caps have a 14-run lead in the first innings. Opener Abdullah Shafiq was bowled out by Mitchel Starc in the first over while captain Shan Masood was dismissed on zero by Josh Hazlewood. Now Babar Azam and Saim Ayub are at the crease and Pakistan is now on 20 runs for two wickets.