Australia sealed the series 3-0 in the 5-match ODI series with 2 ODIs still to play. Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell have performed to the best of their abilities with the bat. They helped Australia post 260 on a pitch that is tough for batting. Later the great work by Pat Cummins and Adam Zampa with the ball, helped in picking wickets at regular intervals. This didn’t let Pakistan batsmen get going at any stage.
Maxwell didn’t get much time to bat in the series, but he had time to bowl. He proved to be economical. In the third ODI, he showed what he is capable of when he gets the time at the crease. He played an aggressive knock at the end to help the team go past 250, and his contribution in the match made him the top point scorer with 57.5 points.
The young leg-spinner, who is in great form of late had a fabulous outing in the match. He picked 4 wickets. He made the most use of the surface with his skill. He came up with 55 points in the match.
The Australian team Captain and the FD team captain of the match didn’t disappoint anyone. He came up with another great knock at the top of the order. The anchor role he played in the match had helped the Aussies build their innings on a tough surface. He came up with a contribution of 52.5 points.
The Aussie speed star who had been rested for the first two ODIs has come into the third ODI with all guns blazing. He was instrumental in Pakistan’s collapse, as he laid early inroads in the chase. He made 39.5 points in the match.
He has been the fighting warrior for Pakistan so far in the series, and in the third ODI, it was the same. He made important contributions down the order with the bat before being effective with his bowling. He made 39.5 points in the match.
After his struggles in the first two ODIs, Imam had come up with a fighting spirit in this match. He showed resilience on the tough pitch with other batsmen falling apart. He almost touched his average points per match.
He was not at his best with the bat, but he compensated that with much-needed bowling by picking the important wicket of Handscomb. He had made 18.5 points in the match.
The Aussies consistent batsman had failed to replicate his standards in the match. He got to a decent start but failed to convert it. He had made 14.5 points.
The Pakistan wicket-keeper couldn’t repeat his heroics from the previous match. He hadn’t contributed anything with the bat, but he played his part behind the stumps. He came up with 5 points in the match.
The Aussie opener hadn’t opened his account in the match, as he perished early in the piece. He has failed to live up to his average contribution per match.
The middle-order batsman didn’t get many opportunities in the first two ODIs, but in the third where he got the opportunity, he made the most of it. He held the middle-order strong with a brisk knock on a two-paced track.
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