Dubai test: Siddle provides breakthrough but Pakistan still dominate

Tim Paine leads Australia into their first Test series since the ball-tampering affair erupted in South Africa in March

Tim Paine leads Australia into their first Test series since the ball-tampering affair erupted in South Africa in March

When Day One of the first Test between Pakistan and Australia went underway in Dubai on Sunday, a rare instance in Test cricket was witnessed in which the captains of both the teams - Sarfraz Ahmed and Tim Paine -were wicketkeepers.

Jon Holland (2-9) had already accounted for first-innings centurion Mohammad Hafeez and he had Azhar trapped lbw with the final ball of the day after a review overturned the on-field umpire's decision.

Asif marked his debut with a stunning 6-36, while Abbas returned figures of 4-29 as Australia suffered an incredible collapse and were removed for 202 in response to Pakistan's first-innings total of 482. This is the first time that the Aussies are playing with three debutants in a Test in Asia.

Australia slumped from a solid opening stand of 142-0 to be struggling on 180-5 at tea on a Dubai stadium pitch which has started to take a sharp turn.

Haris Sohail was batting on 15 with night watchman Mohammad Abbas on one at the end of the day's play.

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They handed baggy greens to Aaron Finch, Travis Head and Marnus Labuschagne.

Asif´s feats on debut had only been bettered by fast bowler Mohammad Zahid (7-66 vs New Zealand in Rawalpindi in 1994) and spinner Mohammad Nazir (7-99 against New Zealand in Karachi in 1969).

But once Finch drove casually and was caught at short mid-on after lunch, the top order crumbled against Asif's spin.

Asad Shafiq missed out on a century but scored a fluent 80, adding 150 runs for the fifth-wicket stand with Sohail as Australia's bowlers toiled for almost two days under hot and humid conditions on a flat wicket.

Khawaja hit eight fours before miscuing a premeditated sweep and was caught at short leg while Finch had five boundaries and a six in his knock.

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