Australia wins the second test against Pakistan by 79 runs in Pakistan vs Australia test series. Pakistan’s troubles against Australia in Test matches played in Australia. They were defeated in Melbourne by 79 runs, prolonging their losing streak. Pakistan struggled to achieve a difficult target of 317 runs and were eventually bowled out for 237 on the fourth day.
The team was unable to maintain their momentum even with some pushback from Babar Azam (41) and Shan Masood (60) after the openers were dismissed early. Although Agha Salman (50) and Muhammad Rizwan (35) made noteworthy contributions, the tail-enders were unable to add any noteworthy runs.
Following a wobbly start the day before at 16 for 4, Australia found stability thanks to a solid 153-run combination between Mitchell Marsh and Steve Smith. Australia, who began the day at 187-6, was able to achieve a competitive total of 262 before lunch on the fourth day thanks to their combination.
Prior to being removed by seamer Mir Hamza (4-32), Alex Carey’s resolute half-century of 52 added to Australia’s lead. This ended Australia’s innings.
Pakistan faced a difficult assignment against the potent combination of Pat Cummins and the Australian speed attack, having scored 264 in their opening innings. This loss comes after they were defeated by Australia by a staggering 360 runs in the first test of the three-match series in Perth, where Pakistan was bowled for 89 in the fourth innings.
The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), the venue for the recent match, has seen historic moments, with England’s 332 in 1928-29 standing as the highest successful fourth-innings run chase. But in Pakistan vs Australia test series Pakistan was unable to repeat the performance, falling victim to Australia’s bowling onslaught and suffering yet another defeat in their attempt to win on Australian territory.