Pakistan beat CA XI by 6 wickets in tour match

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Pakistan started their tour of Australia with a win as they beat Cricket Australia XI by six wickets in Sydney on Thursday.

According to details, Cricket Australia XI lost their first wicket without any runs on the board. However, skipper Chris Lynn and Jake Fraser-McGurk put on a 40-run partnership for the second wicket.

The middle and lower order did not provide much resistance as Shadab Khan spun through the side and finished with 3-30 in his four overs to restrict the hosts to 134-6.

In reply, Pakistan started the run chase well with skipper Babar Azam and Fakhar Zaman putting on a 78-run opening partnership.

Haris Sohail then joined Fakhar out in the middle and the duo kept finding the boundary to keep the side ticking along. They helped the side past 100-run mark before the partnership was broken with Fakhar was dismissed for 43 with the score at 111-2.

Pakistan will take on Australia in the first game of their three-match T20I series in Sydney on Sunday.