Australia v Pakistan: Younus Khan scores century but hosts remain on top

Younus Khan plays cut shot
Younus became the oldest centurion in Australia since Clive Lloyd in 1984
Third Test, Sydney (day three):
Australia 538-8 dec: Renshaw 184, Warner 113, Handscomb 110
Pakistan 271-8 (95 overs): Younus 136* Azhar 71 Lyon 3-98
Scorecard

Pakistan's Younus Khan hit an unbeaten century but Australia continued to dominate the third Test on a rain-affected day three in Sydney.

Starting the day on 126-2, Pakistan reached 152 before Azhar Ali was run-out by Mitchell Starc for 71.

Nathan Lyon then took three wickets while 39-year-old Younus (136 not out) scored his 34th Test hundred to take his side to 271-8 at the close.

Pakistan still trail by 267, needing 68 more runs to avoid the follow-on.

Rain delayed the start of play by more than three hours at the Sydney Cricket Ground, with only 54 overs bowled as a result.

Younus' maiden century in Australia means he becomes the first player to score a hundred in all 11 nations that have hosted Test matches.

Australia batsman Matt Renshaw - who scored his first Test century on day one - left the field after complaining of a headache following a blow to the helmet when fielding at short leg. Wicketkeeper Matthew Wade also left the field because of illness with Peter Handscomb taking the gloves.

Jane McGrath Day
Despite the rain, the SCG turned pink for Jane McGrath Day which is held annually in honour of the wife of former Australian bowler Glenn McGrath, who died of breast cancer in 2008
Glenn McGrath
McGrath presented pink caps to the Australian players before the day's play

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