Pakistan remain in control against Australia

Pakistan take four wickets during the afternoon session of day three to leave Australia on 282-8, still 172 runs behind the hosts' first-innings total.

Australia have lost four more wickets during the afternoon session of day three to leave Pakistan in control of the first Test match in Dubai.

After reaching lunch on 207-4, the visitors immediately lost David Warner 133 to leave the middle order with plenty of work to do but four balls after the 80-over mark, Brad Haddin fell for 22 with Australia still 205 runs adrift of Pakistan's first-innings total.

Mitchell Marsh, who is making his Test debut, then fell for 27 as Zulfiqar Babar took his second wicket before Peter Siddle fell for a duck after lasting just four balls.

It was imperative that Mitchell Johnson and Steve O'Keefe survived until tea to help Australia being bowled all out, but they managed to keep their wicket by taking their team to 282-8, still 172 runs behind Pakistan.

Australia's batsman David Warner jumps in air to celebrates his unbeaten century during day three of the first Ashes cricket Test match between England and Australia at the Gabba Cricket Ground in Brisbane on November 23, 2013
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