Doolan ton keeps Australia in match

17 Oct 2014

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An Alex Doolan century guided the Australia to 8-273 on on day two of their tour match against Pakistan A in Sharjah, after a slow start from the Australian XI.

Australia lost the early wickets of Chris Rogers (0), Phil Hughes (14) and Michael Clarke (10).

Steve Smith and Doolan combined solidly for a 106-run partnership to steady the Australian innings. Smith and Doolan both then retired out on 58 and 104 respectively to allow other to have a bat in the second half of the days play.

Australia finished their innings with 273 runs, 32 runs behind Pakistan's first innings score of 305.

This match is not a first-class fixture and the teams will play innings of 90 overs each.

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