Pakistan Look for Confidence Boosting Win vs Australia

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq said his batsmen need one good innings to get going against Australia in the ODI series in Dubai. After losing the first match, Pakistan are desperate for a better show against the visitors on Friday.

updated: October 09, 2014 19:46 IST
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Misbah wants his batsmen to put up a stronger show.


Dubai: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq said his team will look for a confidence-boosting win over Australia in the second day-night international in Dubai on Friday.

Pakistan lost by 93 runs in the opening match of three in Sharjah on Tuesday and looked well short on confidence.

Steven Smith hit a maiden hundred to bolster Australia to 255-8 before paceman Mitchell Johnson and spinner Nathan Lyon shared five wickets to bowl out Pakistan for a low 162 in 36.3 overs.

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