Pakistan in control of Australia at lunch on final day of first Test

Pakistani bowler Zulfiqar Babar celebrates the dismissal of Australian batsman David Warner during the fourth day of the first test cricket match between Pakistan and Australia at Dubai International Stadium in Dubai on October 25, 2014
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Pakistan take three wickets before lunch to reduce Australia to 117-7 in their second innings and tighten their grip on the first Test.

Left-arm spinner Zulfiqar Babar took two wickets before lunch on the final day as Pakistan tightened their grip on the first Test with Australia.

After resuming on 59-4, Australia struggled to keep the Pakistan bowlers at bay, losing three wickets in quick succession and finding themselves reduced to 117-7 by the interval.

Opener Chris Rogers [43] was bowled by debutant Imran Khan before 35-year-old Babar dismissed all-rounder Mitchell Marsh for three.

Australia's last recognised batsman Brad Haddin did not last long either, going for a duck as Babar bowled him 10th ball.

Steve Smith [31] and Mitchell Johnson [seven] were at the crease at the end of the session with the Australians now facing a thankless task this afternoon as they trail by 320 runs.

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