Twitter roundup: Rizwan's unusual record; Waqar's message to team

All important tweets from Pakistan's seven-wicket defeat to Australia in one place

Sports Desk January 20, 2017

Pakistan on Thursday couldn't stop Australian captain Steve Smith from inspiring his team to a seven-wicket victory over the visitors in third of the five-match ODI series in Perth.

The win once again put Australia in the lead against stand-in captain Mohammad Hafeez-led Pakistan team.

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With two matches left and Australia 2-1 up after three matches, former Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis took to Twitter to tell Men in Green "it's not over yet".

Meanwhile, world's fastest bowler ever Shoaib Akhtar was also watching the encounter with sheer attention. His analysis at the end of the match was:

Arthur tells Junaid to keep ‘foot behind line’

Pakistan broke a few records when they beat Australia in Melbourne last Sunday in the second ODI, however, after the third match, the tourists' stand-in wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan was able to write his name in the record books for an unusual feat.

Moreover, Pakistan received a good news for the fourth match too. Full-time ODI captain Azhar Ali will be available for the fourth ODI after recuperating from his hamstring injury he incurred in the first match.

Batsmen cost Pakistan the game, says Sallu

Other important tweets worth mentioning:

Ton-up Smith leads Australia to seven-wicket win over Pakistan

Arthur admits Pakistan cannot afford lapses


khalid | 4 years ago | Reply Azhar will be bat no 5 because he could not use the power play and cannot rotate strikes.Hafez open with sharjel and try to save own wicket and give more and more strike to sharjeel.
Kaleem | 4 years ago | Reply More aggression wants from the green side I don't knows how they select the team In domestic arena some bowlers have great strike rate but they are not be able to select. Like sadaf hussain etc And will be some special batsman in domestic but Ho can select them they need above 40 to 45 batting averages how can they found Mohd Yousuf
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