The Australian team came to Pakistan under a Test series 1959 led by Richie Benoit, led by Fazal Mahmood. The third Test match of the series was played in Karachi which ended in a draw. In the match, Saeed Ahmed was a victim of nervous nineties while Fazal Mahmood and Richie Beno had taken five wickets each in the innings.
Pakistan vs Australia Test Series 1959
In this test, Pakistan‘s Intikhab Alam and Nirmalik had debuted. Intikhab Alam took a Test wicket on his first Test ball. He clean bowled opener, Colin McDonald, on the first ball. On the fourth day of the Test, US President Eisenhower came to watch the game and he was the first US President to watch Test cricket. In the first innings, Hanif Mohammad, Ijaz Butt, and Neil Harvey of Australia scored half-centuries while Hanif Mohammad batted at number four in the second innings and scored 101 not out.