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Finch, Shaun sink Pakistan

  • Published at 01:09 am March 23rd, 2019
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Australia's Aaron Finch plays a shot during their first ODI against Pakistan in Sharjah Friday AFP

Captain Aaron Finch scored 116 to help Australia chase down a target of 281 in 49 overs

Aaron Finch fired a century as Australia beat Pakistan by eight wickets in the first one-day international in Sharjah Friday.

Captain Finch scored 116 to help Australia chase down a target of 281 in 49 overs.

Shaun Marsh and Peter Handscomb were both not out with respective scores of 91 and 30.

Pakistan's total of 280/5 was built around by a maiden century from Haris Sohail, who shot 101 not out.

Sunday's second ODI will also be held in Sharjah.

1ST ODI

Australia 281/2 in 49 overs (Finch 116, Marsh 91*) beat Pakistan 280/5 (Haris 101*, Umar 48) by eight wickets