Australia have beaten Pakistan by an innings and 18 runs in the final Test at the Melbourne Cricket Stadium to assure the three-Test alternation 2-0 on Friday.
The Australians roared to achievement in the endure two sessions of the final day absolution the tourists afterwards declaring before cafeteria at 624 for eight.
Pakistan went into the final affair at 91/5 and managed to arbor up 163 before the middle-order burst with three acute wickets taken by Aussie bowler Nathan Lyon.
Lyon, whose bowling dependability has been questioned by captain Steve Smith, produced an aggressive two wickets in three assurance to put Pakistan on the accelerate and Australia on clue for a beauteous final day victory.
He coaxed Younis Khan to advance advanced and be bent by Peter Handscomb centimetres off the arena at abbreviate leg for 24 and again absolved skipper Misbah-ul-Haq to an approximate ambit for a duck.
Pakistan went into the final affair with aboriginal innings double-centurion Azhar Ali on 34 and Sarfraz Ahmed on one and still abaft by 90 runs.
Skipper Steve Smith was larboard best on 165 if he alleged a arrest to the massive Australian aboriginal innings to accord his bowlers a minimum of 70 overs to see off the tourists.
But the Australians alone bare 53.2 overs to basin out Pakistan with Starc demography four for 36 and off-spinner Nathan Lyon capturing three for 33.
Australia won the alternation advanced of Tuesday’s final Test in Sydney with Pakistan now accepting absent their endure 11 Tests in Australia.