Pakistan cricket team arrive in Melbourne for second ODI

MELBOURNE (Yes News) – Pakistan Cricket Team have arrived in Melbourne Saturday for the second one-day international (ODI) match against Australia.

Pakistan cricket team arrive in Melbourne for second ODI

Pakistan cricket team arrive in Melbourne for second ODI




Pakistan are scheduled to play a total of five ODIs against the hosts.

The match will be played at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on January 15 at 14:20 Local Time (08:20 AM PST).

Earlier, Australia beaten Pakistan by 92 runs in the first ODI at the Gabba on Friday and are leading the five-match series 1-0 at the moment.

Matthew Wade scored a last-ball 100 to lead Australia to 268 for nine off their 50 overs.

James Faulkner took four wickets for 32 to help Australia dismiss Pakistan for 176 off 42.4 overs.

Pakistan were well placed when they had Australia at 78-5 before Wade and Glenn Maxwell (60) put on 82 runs for the sixth wicket to push on.

But the tourists could not put any pressure on the Australians in their innings with skipper Azhar Ali injuring a hamstring and Babar Azam top scoring with 33.

Pakistan will try to win the second ODI at MCG to level the series and to keep the hopes alive to qualify directly for International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup in 2019.

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