In the last 24 years, this is the first time Australia went to an Asian country and clinched the series, Australia defeated Pakistan by 115 runs in the third and final Test in Lahore to take the series 1-0.
While chasing a target of 351 for victory at the Gaddafi Stadium in the final and decider test of the series, the hosts Pakistan got all out for 235 in their 2nd innings. Off-spinner Nathan Lyon picked up 5 wickets to do the maximum damage on the final day of the third Test at the Gaddafi Stadium. Earlier, Australia had scored 391 in its 1st innings after deciding to bat 1sy with Pakistan replying with the score of 268.
Pat Cummins and Co set up a tricky target for hosts of 351 runs when the visitors boldly declared their 2nd innings at 227/3 on the 4th day. The first 2 Tests in Rawalpindi and Karachi were drawn.
Brief Scores: Australia: 1st innings: 391/10 (Usman Khwaja 91; Naseem Shah 4/58) and 2nd innings: 227/3 dec. defeated Pakistan: 1st innings: 268/10(Abdullah Shafique 81; Pat Cummins 5/56) and 2nd innings: (Imam-ul- Haq 70; Nathon Lyon 5/83) by 115 runs.