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April 10, 2020
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Australia beat Pakistan by 220 runs to sweep series

Image: Cricket – Australia v Pakistan – Third Test cricket match – Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia – 7/1/17 Australia’s Mitchell Starc celebrates with team mates after dismissing Pakistan’s Asad Shafiq. REUTERS/David Gray

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia completed a 220-run victory over Pakistan on the fifth day of the third test on Saturday to sweep the series 3-0.

The hosts had won the opening day-night test in Brisbane by 39 runs and the second test in Melbourne by an innings and 18 runs.

Cricket - Australia v Pakistan - Third Test cricket match - Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia - 7/1/17 Pakistan's Misbah-ul-Haq reacts as he walks off the ground after being caught by Australia's Nathan Lyon. REUTERS/David GrayCricket - Australia v Pakistan - Third Test cricket match - Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia - 7/1/17 Australian players watch a replay on appeal to dismiss Pakistan's Wahab Riaz. REUTERS/David GrayCricket - Australia v Pakistan - Third Test cricket match - Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia - 7/1/17 Australia's wicketkeeper Matthew Wade runs out Pakistan's Mohammad Amir.Cricket - Australia v Pakistan - Third Test cricket match - Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia - 7/1/17 Australia's Nathan Lyon takes a catch to dismiss Pakistan's Misbah-ul-Haq.Cricket - Australia v Pakistan - Third Test cricket match - Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia - 7/1/17 Australia's Nathan Lyon kicks the ball after it landed near him.  REUTERS/David GrayCricket - Australia v Pakistan - Third Test cricket match - Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia - 7/1/17 Australia's Josh Hazlewood appeals successfully for LBW to dismiss Pakistan's Babar Azam.Cricket - Australia v Pakistan - Third Test cricket match - Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia - 7/1/17 Australia's Mitchell Starc celebrates with team mates after dismissing Pakistan's Asad Shafiq.  REUTERS/David Gray

(Reporting by Nick Mulvenney; Editing by John O’Brien)
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