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1st Test: Australia beat Pakistan by 39 runs

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BRISBANE – Australia defeated Pakistan by 39 runs to win a gripping struggle on the final day of the day-night first Test at the Gabba on Monday.

Skipper Steve Smith ran out Yasir Shah for 33 to take the last wicket and end Pakistan’s brave effort to reel in a world record 490-run winning target.

Pakistan looked on course to pull off an incredible victory on the back of Asad Shafiq’s knock of 137 but he was caught shortly before Yasir’s run out.

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