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Captain Misbah-ul-haq says that strong fourth innings fight back that had nearly clinched a remarkable record run chase in the first test loss to Australia in Brisbane had given Pakistan the confidence they needed for the rest of the series. The visitors, who were dismissed for 142 in their first innings, had Australian cricket fans chewing their fingernails to the quick as they counter-attacked in chasing 490 for victory.

Host: Shafiq Raja

Co-Host: Narjis Kazmi

Brett Lee praises Pakistan's resilience

Former Australian fast bowler Brett Lee has praised the Pakistan cricket team for showing excellent determination and fight back in the first Test against Australia at the Gabba. Lee wrote for an online website that one should never write off the opposing team at any stage of the game.

Criticism of team, captain Smith just 'bizarre'

Australia vice-captain David Warner has found it "bizarre" that pundits and fans continue to criticize the team despite winning their last two test matches after a run of five losses. Australia beat Pakistan by 39 runs in a thrilling finish in the first test in Brisbane last week. Misbah-ul-Haq's side were dismissed for 450 on the final day at the Gabba, chasing a victory target of 490, having counter-attacked late on the fourth evening of the day-night test.

Ushna routs Sara to clinch Asian Tennis Tour title

Tennis queen Ushna Suhail won the second consecutive Asian Tennis Tour (ATT) Championship after brushing aside top seed and Pakistan No 1 Sara Mansoor in straight sets at the Senator Dilawar Abbas PTF Complex on Saturday. Ushna managed to break down 9thgame of Sara to take 5-4 lead and then comfortably held her serve to take the first set 6-4 in 35 minutes.


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