Australia Coach Darren Lehmann Admits Team Failed to Adapt vs Pakistan

Australian batsmen surrendered to Pakistan in the first Test even as Younis Khan hit two centuries in the match.

updated: October 28, 2014 09:14 IST
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Digging their own grave? Australia's Mitchell Marsh during the Dubai Test against Pakistan.


Dubai: Australia's cricket coach Darren Lehmann on Monday, refused to blame the Dubai pitch and instead admitted his team didn't play well during their 221-run defeat against Pakistan in the first Test. (Scorecard)

Pakistan took a 1-0 lead in the two-match series on the back of a maiden five wicket haul (5-74) by left-arm spinner Zulfiqar Babar and 4-50 by leg-spinner Yasir Shah as Australia, set a mammoth 438-run target, were bowled out for 216 on Sunday.

Lehman said the wicket at Dubai stadium wasn't a sharp turner.

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