Australia Nathan Lyon seal innings win against Pakistan with five-wicket haul

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Spin king Nathan Lyon snared five wickets, including risky half-century makers Shan Masood and Asad Shafiq, as Australia wore down a stubborn Pakistan to clinch the second Test and wrap up the series 2-0 Monday.

The visitors resumed the day-night match under clear skies on a precarious 39 for three with Masood not out 14 and Shafiq on eight after being bowled out for 302 in their first innings and forced to follow on.

"We didn't want to give up at any stage and Yasir put up a lot of fight".

With another Shield round due to start on Saturday, selectors may opt to send Queenslander Neser back to domestic ranks to get some game-time.

To force Australia to bat again, Pakistan needed 248 runs however, and once Lyon found his groove and claimed the vital wickets of the Pakistani pair.

Pakistan were punished for bringing a rookie attack of teenage pace bowlers to Australia and depart the country with queries over the captaincy of new skipper Azhar and the guidance of selector-coach Misbah after being comprehensively outplayed. We came here with a lot of expectations.

Things improved with a 5-6 in the second run, while Pakistan beat 239.

Shan Masood top-scored with 68.

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Pakistan last toured Australia in 2016/17, after a six years absence.

Surprise first-innings century-maker Yasir Shah could not repeat the heroics and was Lyon's next victim, out lbw for 13 after a review.

Australia's victory march paused for dinner but paceman Josh Hazlewood bowled Rizwan for 45 after the second new ball became available.

A comical mix-up between tail-enders saw Pat Cummins run out Mohammad Abbas for the final wicket to wrap up the match. Paine waited for Warner to cross the 334-run mark - the very best scores of former Australia captains Don Bradman and Mark Taylor - earlier than calling the batsmen again to the pavilion. "Just an exceptional effort by the boys".

New Zealand will also take some form into the series having amassed 615 for nine in the first test win over England in Mount Maunganui and look set for secure a series win today in Hamilton.

Paine played down any doubt over his ability to get up for the first Kiwi Test starting in Perth on Thursday week, despite it being a different injury than the chronic finger problem that has troubled him most of his career.

New Zealand have only won one series in Australia, led by Richard Hadlee in 1985-86, and haven't won a test on Australian soil since 2011 in Hobart.

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