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Australia clinch 2-0 Tseries win over Pakistan as they thump tourists by an innings and 48 runs

Australia clinch 2-0 series win over Pakistan as they thump tourists by an innings and 48 runs in second Test

  • Pakistan were all out for 239 against Australia on Monday with a day to spare
  • The tourists had begun day four of the second Test in Adelaide on 39-3  
  • Australia spinner Nathan Lyon claimed five for 69 runs as they sailed to victory

Australia completed a comprehensive 2-0 series victory over Pakistan after winning the second Test in Adelaide by an innings and 48 runs.

Nathan Lyon claimed five for 69 as Pakistan, made to follow on after the hosts had declared their first innings on 589 for three, were skittled for 239 with a day to spare.

Pakistan resumed their second innings on 39 for three and although opener Shan Masood (68) and Asad Shafiq (57) both made half-centuries, only wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan (45) was able to offer further resistance.

Nathan Lyon (centre) claimed five wickets for 69 as Australia beat Pakistan in the second Test

Josh Hazlewood finished with three for 63, while Australia never relinquished control after David Warner’s 335 not out in their first innings.

Australia won the first Test in Brisbane by an innings and five runs.

Only Asad Shafiq (left) and Shan Masood made half-centuries in Pakistan's second innings

Only Asad Shafiq (left) and Shan Masood made half-centuries in Pakistan’s second innings

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