5 Sep 2012

Australia claim ODI series win over Pakistan

6:27 am on 5 September 2012

Australia took out the third and deciding one day international against Pakistan in Sharjah after chasing down 244 with three wickets to spare.

Pakistan made 244 for seven in the first innings on the back of 78 from opener Mohammad Hafeez while Mitchell Starc was the pick of the Australian bowlers taking four for 51.

Half centuries to Mike Hussey and Glenn Maxwell were enough for Australia who won the game with three overs to spare.

Going into the game the series was locked at one win apiece.