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Umar departs but Pak in control
Umar Akmal has departed after playing a valuable knock that helped extend Pakistan's lead against Australia.
Mohammad Yousuf and Faisal Iqbal continued to pile up runs for Pakistan even after the departure of Salman Butt and Imran Farhat.
But Shane Watson took a brilliant catch off Peter Siddle's bowling to send back Pakistan's third wicket in the form of Faisal Iqbal.
It wasn't long before Mitchell Johnson claimed his second victim in Mohammad Yousuf to give Australia some cheer.
Umar Akmal and Misbah-ul-Haq then continued from where Yousuf and Iqbal had left and the duo helped extend the lead for Pakistan before Doug Bollinger saw off Umar for a well-made 49.
Earlier, stand-in captain Michael Clarke wasted an umpire referral decision as Pakistan went to tea 63 runs ahead of Australia with eight first-innings wickets intact in the second Test at the SCG.
With one session remaining on day two, the tourists reached 190 for two, with skipper Mohammad Yousuf (27 not out) and Faisal Iqbal (24 not out) at the crease.

Clarke, momentarily deputising for Ricky Ponting, raced to the umpire demanding a review of a caught behind appeal against Yousuf shortly before tea.

Ruled not out by umpire Asoka de Silva, replays upheld the decision as ball sailed clearly through bat and pad.
Clarke's hastiness underlined Australia's desperation, with the hosts on the back foot from the opening ball of the game after Ponting's controversial decision to bat first on a green SCG pitch.

After starting the day at 14 without loss in reply to Australia's meagre 127, openers Imran Farhat and Salman Butt put on 109 for the first wicket after batting through a lengthened morning session in relative comfort.

Farhat, dropped on 11 by Marcus North off Peter Siddle, brought up his 13th Test half-century with a quick single just after lunch, but soon found himself back in the pavilion for 53.

Having lived dangerously for the majority of his 188-minute stay, the dangerous left-hander's luck ran out when he top-edged an attempted sweep off Nathan Hauritz to Brad Haddin.

Butt, who resumed at 26 not out after lunch, began with more intent and promptly moved past 50 with a cheeky single to mid-on shortly after Farhat's departure.

Butt guided the visitors past Australia's total but was fortunate to survive soon after when he edged Mitchell Johnson just over North's outstretched hand at first slip.

But Johnson soon had his man when Butt attempted a drive without any notable foot movement and edged straight to Haddin for 71.
 
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