Pakistan crush Australia in first T20

Updated: September 6, 2012

Pakistan crushed Australia by seven wickets in the opening Twenty20 international in Dubai.

Australia were dismissed for 89 in 19.3 overs after being out into bat, their second lowest completed innings in Twenty20 history, only managing three fours, all of which came in the first four overs.

Pakistan made light of their modest target, cruising home in 14.5 overs for the loss of only three wickets.

Pakistan 90 for 3 (K Akmal 31*) beat Australia 89 (Warner 22, Tanvir 3-13) by 7 wickets