Melbourne: Kamran Akmal's 33 ball 64 goes in vain as Australia thrash Pakistan in a cliff hanger by 2 runs in the first Twenty20 in Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia on Friday.
Electing to bat home side had struggled early on but Hussey (40) MJ Clarke (32) led an astonishing late onslaught which saw the hosts reach 127.
Australia vs Pakistan, 1st Twenty20 - Scorecard
Shoaib Malik lead the side in absence of Afridi today as Afridi was handed two matches after he was found guilty of ball tempering during last ODI.
Pakistan already lost Test and ODI series against Australia.
Tait was adjudged as man of the match for his three crucial wickets