Labuschagne encountered a barrage of words from Shaheen in the second session, as the Australian batter stood resilient in the face of a formidable display by Pakistan‘s pace sensation.
Shaheen displayed aggression in an attempt to unsettle Labuschagne, who exhibited remarkable composure during the initial phase of his innings. Their intense battle has become widely shared on social media through various pictures and videos.
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Australia faced a rain-marred day, losing three wickets in 66 overs. Steve Smith’s Test woes persisted with a score of 26 off 75 balls, while Warner (38) and Khawaja (42) missed out on half-centuries. Australia finished the day at 187/3, looking to accumulate more runs in the first innings.