Misbah-ul Haq Hails Pakistan's Crushing Victory Over Australia

Misbah-ul Haq said Pakistan's 221-run win against Australia in the first Test in Dubai was the second best behind a 3-0 rout of the then world number one team England in the United Arab Emirates in 2012.

updated: October 26, 2014 20:33 IST
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Misbah (extreme left) congratulates his men after defeating Australia.

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Dubai: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq hailed his side's first Test victory over Australia in Dubaion Sunday as "one of the finest wins" but added his team needed to remain focused to win the series.

Pakistan thrashed Australia by 221 runs on the fifth and final day with just 21.5 overs remaining in the game. (Pics: Pakistan celebrate massive win)

Australia were dismissed for 216 after left-arm spinner Zulfiqar Babar took 5-74 and leg spinner Yasir Shah finished with 4-50 to give Pakistan a 1-0 lead in the two-Test series.

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