- At the time of filing this report Pakistan was 72 for 2, Azhar Ali 30 and Y. Khan 3.
Earlier Pakistan won the toss and chose to bat in the second Test against Australia at the MCG on Monday. Babar Azam started confidently but handed his wicket to Hazlewood just on finsal ball of first session.
Pakistan, looking to win their first series in Australia at the 12th attempt, made one change to their side, with seamer Sohail Khan replacing Rahat Ali.
Australia: David Warner, Matt Renshaw, Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith (capt), Peter Handscomb, Nic Maddinson, Matthew Wade, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon, Jackson Bird.
Pakistan: Azhar Ali, Sami Aslam, Babar Azam, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq (capt), Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed, Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Amir, Sohail Khan.