Australia beat Pakistan by 220-run in 3rd test to sweep series 3-0

07 January, Sydney

Australia crushed Pakistan by 220-run to sweep the series 3-0 on the fifth and final day of the third Cricket test in Sydney Saturday. The visitors were all out for 244 shortly before tea while chasing 465 runs.

Paceman Josh Hazlewood and spinner Steve O’Keefe claimed three wickets each. For Pakistan, wicket keeper Sarfraz Ahmed top scored with unbeaten 72 off 70 balls.

David Warner was named man of the match for his scintillating hundred before lunch on the opening day, while skipper Steve Smith was announced as the official player of the series.

Earlier, Australia registered a 39-run win at the Gabba and an innings and 18-run victory in Melbourne. They will be touring India next month for a four-Test series.

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