DUBAI:Australia has set 278run target for Pakistan in the fourth One-Day International match being played at Dubai Cricket Stadium on Friday.

Australian Opener Usman Khwaja scored 62 runs and gave a strong start to the team but unfortunately half of the Aussies went back to the pavilion at the score of 140.

In the middle, Glenn Maxwell fell couple short of a century and got run out on 98, however, Alex Carey did a great job to support Maxwell and scored 55 off 67.

For Pakistan, young paceman Muhammad Hussnain, captain Imad Wasim and leggie Yasir Shah picked two-wicket each.

Earlier, Pakistan captain Imad Wasim won the toss here and elected to field first in the fourth ODI against Australia on Friday.

Imad Wasim will be leading the side after Shoaib Malik was ruled out of the fourth ODI due to injury. The other change in the squad for Pakistan from the third ODI is Imam-ul-Haq who is not playing in todays match due to illness.

Australia rested fast bowlers Pat Cummins and Jason Behrendorff and replaced them with Nathan Coulter-Nile and Kane Richardson.

Australia have an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match ODI series.

Playing XI
Pakistan: Shan Masood, Abid Ali, Haris Sohail, Umar Akmal, Saad Ali, Imad Wasim (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Yasir Shah, Usman Shinwari, Junaid Khan, Muhammad Hasnain.

Australia: Aaron Finch (c), Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey (wk), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Kane Richardson, Nathan Lyon, Adam Zampa.

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