1st Test: Zulfiqar Babar, Yasir Shah Help Pakistan to Crushing Win Vs Australia

Australia, set 438 to win, were bowled out for 216 in their second innings with spinner Zulfiqar Babar (5-74) and leg-spinner Yasir Shah (4-50) sharing the bowling honours.

updated: October 26, 2014 20:35 IST
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Steve Smith reacts as he walks off after being dismissed for 55 on the final day.

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Dubai: Zulfiqar Babar took a maiden five-wicket haul and fellow leg-spinner Yasir Shah took four as Pakistan humiliated Australia by 221 runs in the first Test in Dubai on Sunday. (Scorecard | Pics)

Babar finished with 5-74 in only his third Test, while debutant Shah took 4-50 to dismiss a resolute Australia for 216 in their second innings and give Pakistan a 1-0 lead in the two-Test series.

Pakistan, who set Australia a 438-run target, were left frustrated as Mitchell Johnson (61) and Steven Smith (55) fought hard before they succumbed in a tantalising finish with just 21.5 overs left in the day.

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