Australia A beat Pakistan A by eight wickets in 2nd One-dayer
BRISBANE, Australia – Callum Ferguson scored an unbeaten 72 as Australia A beat Pakistan A by eight wickets to level their three-match limited-overs cricket series at Allan Border Field on Sunday.
With victory set up by the home side''s pace attack, which dismissed the tourists for 188 in 48th over after Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat.
No player except captain Mohammad Hafeez and wicketkeeper Sarfaraz Ahmed could make any significant contribution. Hafeez made 75 and Sarfaraz hit 45 runs.
Brett Geeves (3-32) and Clint McKay (2-25) led Australia A''s bowlers.
In reply, Australia A achieved the winning target for the loss of two wickets in the 35th over.
Ferguson and Adam Voges (49 not out off 53 balls) combined for a run-a-ball 95-run stand to claim victory with 16 overs remaining.
The win leaves the series at 1-1 with the decider to be played in Brisbane on Thursday.