Australia v Pakistan: third Twenty20 international – live!

Updates from the final match of the series in Perth Any thoughts? Email or tweet @scott_heinrich 8.39am GMT 2nd over: Pakistan 9-0 (Babar 2, Imam 7) Great to see Abbott back in Australian colours and with new ball in fist. This man has taken more wickets in this format than most. Both Babar and the bespectacled Imam milk some singles. There’s seam movement and bounce off this pitch. Abbott beats Imam’s edge with an off-cutter before the leftie advances down the pitch for a welcome boundary over mid-on. 8.34am GMT 1st over: Pakistan 3-0 (Babar 1, Imam 2) And we’re away under clear skies in Perth. Starc has ball in hand and first ball Imam barely feathers an edge through the vacant gully region that flies down to third man. Plenty of bounce in this greenish deck. Starc responds with a ripper of a yorker to Babar. A watchful beginning from the Pakistan opening batsmen. Continue reading...

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