PAK vs AUS Records: Steve Smith, David Warner eyeing 8,000 Test runs, Pat Cummins also chasing big milestones – check all records
PAK vs AUS Records: Smith, Warner, Cummins Focus Pakistan vs Australia The Test is scheduled to start on Friday, March 4.
After 24 years of waiting, the Australian team will play the historic series in Pakistan amid tight security. Many players will enter the field for many records. The Australians are expected to dominate the record with Steve Smith, David Warner and Pat Cummins in the field for the big records.
Steve Smith and David Warner – Australian vice-captain Steve Smith and batsman David Warner can complete 8000 runs in Test cricket. Steve Smith scored 7784 runs in 82 matches while David Warner scored 7584 runs in 91 matches.
Smith can also complete 1000 runs against Pakistan especially in Test cricket. He has so far scored 755 runs in 9 Tests, including two centuries and five half-centuries.
Babar Azam – Pakistan captain Babar Azam can complete 3000 runs in the next Test series. He has so far scored 2461 runs in 37 matches at an average of 43.17.
Pat Cummins – Australian captain Pat Cummins needs 15 wickets to complete 200 wickets in the longest format. So far he has taken 185 wickets in just 38 matches.
Shaheen Afridi – Pakistan’s fast bowlers are just 14 wickets short of 100 wickets. So far he has claimed 86 scalps in 21 matches.
Mitchell Starc and Nathan Lyon – Australian fast bowlers Mitchell Starc and spinner Nathan Lyon can take 50 wickets against Pakistan in Test cricket. While Starc needs 16 wickets, Leon needs 17 to reach the historic milestone. Meanwhile, if Yasir Shah manages to take 18 wickets in 3 Test matches, he can complete 50 wickets against Australia.
Australia, have not beaten Pakistan away since 2002-03.
Pakistan have beaten Australia twice since the visitors’ last visit. Pakistan defeated Australia 2-0 in 2014/15 and repeated the feat. In the 2018/19 season with a score of 1:0.