Form of Finch and Khawaja opens testing debate for Australia selectors

• Pakistan 482 & 181/6dec, Australia 202 & 136-3
• Temporary opening pair surpass themselves in Dubai

In a Test where plenty of strange things have happened, during an era for Australian cricket when plenty of strange things have happened, the men’s national team may have solved a problem that they didn’t realise they had. Or created a problem they didn’t realise would arise.

Where Australia’s batting in Dubai has largely been notable for its absence, the opening partnership is the one thing that has stood out. In fact, both times its success has mostly served to emphasise the lack of success to follow.

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