Posted by Khel Naya | 30/11/2019.
Australian opener David Warner hit his second double century in Test cricket on day 2 of the pink ball Test versus Pakistan in Adelaide on Saturday. The left-hander arrived at the 200-show imprint to directing the ball towards short fine leg off Shaheen Afridi and punched the air in elation as the group went delighted.
Warner’s 200 runs fell off 260 balls and he was all the while batting on 236, having endured being gotten off the bowling of Muhammad Musa which was known as a no-ball for violating. Prior, Warner’s batting accomplice Marnus Labuschagne turned into the main run-scorer in Tests in 2019. Before being bowled by Afridi for 162, Labuschagne supported his 2019 runs count to 829 runs. The pair had included a record 361 runs for the second wicket, which is the second most noteworthy association for any wicket at the Adelaide Oval.
Australia has never lost a Day-night Test and after the innings of Warner and Labuschagne, it doesn’t resemble that record is going to take any sort of hit at all.
Prior, previous Pakistan commander Wasim Akram dropped the hammer on the Pakistan group after their horrible showing on the field in the progressing Pink ball Test against Australia in Adelaide on Friday. Akram was left raging at what he saw from the Pakistani defenders on Day 1 with the hosts by and by increasing an advantage after a commanding exhibition with the bat.
“Shaheen Shah was in la-la land at fine leg. Yasir Shah and Shan Masood were probably yawning. That’s the problem with Pakistan cricket. They should be on the ball.
“Nobody was backing up and you as a fielder, it doesn’t matter how inexperienced you are, you set yourself, new batsman in, they just came out, I’ll probably start five-ten yards inside the boundary line not on the boundary,” Akram said.