In the wake of losing to India in their last match, Australia came back to winning ways at the World Cup 2019 by vanquishing Pakistan by 41 keeps running at the County Ground, Taunton on Wednesday.
Pakistan commander Sarfaraz Ahmed won the hurl and chose to handle first. The Australian openers David Warner and Aaron Finch got off to a relentless begin, and toward the finish of 10 overs the score read 56 for 0.
Australian skipper Finch achieved his fifty off 63 balls while Warner finished his fifty in speedy time, off 51 balls. Mohammad Aamir got the leap forward by rejecting Finch for 82; Finch and Warner had established the framework, including 146 keeps running in 22.1 overs.
Steven Smith withdrew early and coming in at number 4, Glenn Maxwell scored a quickfire 20 off 10 balls. Then again, Warner played with positive plan and achieved his century off 102 balls.
From 223 for 3, the Pakistani bowlers made an incredible rebound to scalp wickets at normal interims and bowl out Australia for 307 of every 49 overs. Aamir was the pick of the bowlers for Pakistan with figures of 5 for 30 of every 10 overs.
Pursuing the objective of 308, it was an ideal begin for the Australian group as Pat Cummins got the early achievement, expelling Fakhar Zaman for 0. Coming in at number 3, Babar Azam looked in forceful touch with some assaulting stroke-play; At the finish of 10 overs, Pakistan were 51 for 1.
Nathan Coulter-Nile struck not long after by expelling Azam for 30. Azam and Imam-ul-Haq had included 54 keeps running for the second wicket.
Mohammad Hafeez then went to the wrinkle and put some weight on the Australian bowling line-up. Imam in the interim achieved his fifty off 73 balls. Be that as it may, Cummins got another leap forward, rejecting Imam for 53; Imam and Hafeez had included 80 keeps running for the third wicket.
The Australia bowlers got once more into the game by picking the wickets of Hafeez, Shoaib Malik and Asif Ali to lessen Pakistan to 160 for 6. Hasan Ali at that point went to the wrinkle and excoriated the bowlers, scoring a quick 32 off 15 balls. Hasan and Sarfaraz Ahmed included 40 keeps running for the seventh wicket.