Australia vs Pakistan Perth Attendance 16,259 December 2023 Optus Stadium First Test Day 1

Edit- Day 2 Attendance of Aus v Pak was 17,666 (December 16, 2023)

David Warner scored a spectacular 164 in front of a 16,259 crowd in Perth as Australia ended Day 1 of the opening test against Pakistan at 346/5 in Perth on Thursday.

Aus v PAK

After winning the toss and electing to bat first, openers Warner and Usman Khawaja got Australia off to a fantastic start. The duo added 129 runs for the opening stand before Shaheen Afridi broke the stand by dismissing the latter for 41. Pakistan’s bowlers were lacklustre in the first session, but improved significantly after lunch.

Left hander Warner took on the Pakistan bowlers by smashing them to all parts of the ground by scoring 164, before perishing to Aamer Jamal while attempting a big hit.

Steven Smith (30) and World Cup hero Travis Head (40) both got starts but failed to convert into a big score.

At the end of Day 1, Mitchell Marsh (15*) and Alex Carey (14*) were unbeaten.

Perth Attendance Australia vs Pakistan Test

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