On this day in 2002, Pakistan lost to Australia inside two days despite the tourists only putting on 310 in their first and only innings. The home side were then bowled out for 59 and 53 to capitulate to an emphatic defeat. Matthew Hayden was the player of the match, hitting 119 off 255 balls. No other batter passed 50 in the match, as spin took hold. Shane warne took eight wickets in the match in one of a great Australia side’s most dominant performances.
Pakistan new Batting Coach Mathew Hayden #ONTHISDAY 12-10-2002 Played Remarkable & one of best knock.@HaydosTweets vs Pakistan Scored 119 @ Sharjah, where no batsmen reached 50 in a Match. His runs are more than both Innings Combine Total of Pak (59 & 53) pic.twitter.com/WLsNsl8nll
— Zohaib (Cricket King) 🏏 (@Zohaib1981) October 12, 2021