1st ODI: Steven Smith, Mitchell Johnson Lead Rout vs Pakistan

After putting up 255/8 courtesy Steven Smith's maiden ODI ton, Australia bundled out Pakistan for 162 to win the first ODI by 93 runs.

updated: October 08, 2014 00:04 IST
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Steven Smith scored his maiden ODI ton in 1st ODI vs Pakistan.


Steven Smith scored a maiden one day hundred while paceman Mitchell Johnson took three wickets to help Australia beat Pakistan by 93 runs in the first day-night international on Tuesday. (Highlights)

Smith, who had never scored a half-century in one-day games before, managed a sedate 118-ball 101 to guide Australia to a challenging 255-8 before bowlers exposed Pakistan's fragile batting to bowl them out for 162 in 36.3 overs at Sharjah stadium.

Johnson (3-24) combined with off-spinners Glenn Maxwell (2-29) and Nathan Lyon (2-33) bowled with venom and guile to derail Pakistan's chase for Australia's 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

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