Pakistan maintains a run rate of more than four in Test innings against Australia

Mir Hamza and Aamer Jamal’s 86-run partnership is Pakistan’s second-best for 10th wicket against Australia.
SYDNEY: The Pakistan cricket team, captained by Shan Masood, demonstrated positive intent on Wednesday, scoring more than four runs per over in a Test innings.
The team scored 313 runs in 77.1 overs with a run rate of 4.05 on the first day of the Sydney Test, the first time a Pakistani side has maintained a run rate of over four in a Test inning on Australian soil.
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This is faster than their previous best run rate of 3.97, set during the 2019 Brisbane Test.
This outstanding batting performance demonstrates the team’s evolving skills and strategic approach.
Another notable achievement by Pakistan on day one of the Sydney Test was the remarkable partnership of the last-wicket duo, Mir Hamza and Aamer Jamal, who batted 133 balls and contributed an impressive 86 runs.
This is Pakistan’s second-best 10th-wicket stand against Australia, trailing only the 87-run stand between Asif Iqbal and Iqbal Qasim in 1976.
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While the exact number of partnership balls between Asif and Iqbal is unknown, the 133-ball stand between Hamza and Aamer is the longest a Pakistani 10th-wicket pair has endured against the hosts in matches where partnership ball data is available.
Pakistan were bowled out for 313 on the first day of the third Test in Sydney.