Pakistan beat Australia by 356 runs in the second Test at Abu Dhabi and won the Test series.

Chasing a total of 603 in the fourth innings Australia were bowled out for 246, losing last five wickets for eight runs.

With this whitewash against Australia, Pakistan have claimed 3rd position on the ICC Test ranking.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif congratulated the Pakistan cricket team on winning the historic test series against Australia.

He lauded team's professionalism and perseverance in comprehensively defeating the best cricketing team in the world today.

Prime Minister also expressed the hope the cricket team will continue the momentum of winning matches in future.

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif also felicitated the national cricket team on its outstanding success in the test series against Australia.

In a statement issued from Lahore, he said that defeating a strong team like Australia is a remarkable achievement of national players, for which all credit goes to the managements and players.

He said that the national players have secured victory by showing great sportsmanship.

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