Pakistan v Australia: Usman Khawaja heroics salvage draw for Aussies

Usman Khawaja
Usman Khawaja helped Australia bat through four sessions to frustrate Pakistan and seal a draw
First Test, Dubai (day five of five)
Pakistan: 482 & 181-6 dec
Australia: 202 & 362-8 (Khawaja 141, Shah 4-114)
Match drawn

Usman Khawaja's marathon century helped Australia salvage a draw in the first Test against Pakistan in Dubai.

Khawaja, who spent almost nine hours at the crease for his 141 after scoring 85 in the first innings, helped the Aussies survive 140 overs as they chased an improbable 462 to win.

Australia had reached 362-8 when the sides shook hands at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

Yasir Shah was the pick of Pakistan's bowlers, finishing with 4-114.

Meanwhile, Pakistan opener Imam-ul-Haq has been ruled out of the second and final Test after breaking his finger while fielding during Australia's second innings on Thursday.

The second Test takes place from October 16-20 in Abu Dhabi.

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