PAK vs AUS: Alex Carey Bowled Around His Legs Attempting To Reverse-Sweep A Full Toss. Alex Carey scored four runs off four deliveries before being bowled out in the first ODI.
Alex Carey struggled with the bat in Australia’s first One-Day International. Against Pakistan on Tuesday at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. Carey managed only four runs off four balls before falling to Zahid Mahmood in dramatic fashion. Carey received a full toss in the 40th over and attempted to reverse-sweep it, but he failed to connect as the ball went around his legs and smashed the stumps.
The following is a video of Carey’s dismissal:
During Australia’s innings, Travis Head batted brilliantly, scoring 101 runs off only 72 balls. In addition, the opener hit 12 fours and three maximums.
Meanwhile, Ben McDermott was in good batting form, scoring 55 runs off 70 balls, including four fours.
Cameron Green was unbeaten on 40 off 30 balls as Australia posted 313 for seven in 50 overs, setting Pakistan a target of 314 runs.
Haris Rauf and Mahmood were in fine form for Pakistan, taking two wickets each.
Imam-ul-Haq scored a fine century for Pakistan in their chase, but it was not enough as Australia won by 88 runs, bowling the hosts out for 225.
Australia’s spinners shone with the ball, with Adam Zampa taking four wickets and Mitchell Swepson and Travis Head each taking two.
Australia has taken a 1-0 lead in the ODI series after winning the Test series 1-0.