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Tour Match Between Pakistan, Australia PM XI Ends In A Draw

Pakistan's preparations for a three-test series against Australia have wrapped a day early after a freak weather event battered Canberra.

The contest was already headed for a draw, but the abandonment denied potential test opener matt Renshaw the chance to build on his unbeaten 136 as he pressed his case to the national selectors.

The Prime Minister's XI trailed Pakistan by 24 runs at 4-367 heading into the final day's play, with the tourists' back-up bowling corps failing to make an impact over nearly two long days in the field.

Pakistan's top order performed well batting first, with captain Shan Masood's 201 not out an encouraging the tourists can perhaps stand up to Australia's elite bowlers.

The tourists will now head to Perth, where the series against Australia gets underway on Thursday.