Australia scrapes home at the Gabba

Australia has scraped home by just 39 runs to win the first Test against Pakistan at the Gabba in Brisbane.

The tourists were given next to no chance, facing a world-record run chase of 490 with one betting agency putting them at 600 to one chances.

They mightn’t have pulled off a miracle but they came close.


They scored Pakistann’s highest fourth innings Test total and racked up the highest fourth-innings score in a Test at The Gabba where Australia haven’t lost a Test since 1988.

Their next appointments are in Melbourne and Sydney.