As Brydon Coverdale on Cricinfo stated:
Australia wrapped up their 12th consecutive Test victory over Pakistan on the final afternoon in Hobart, where Khurram Manzoor's fighting half-century was not enough to salvage a draw for the visitors. Nathan Hauritz added to his growing reputation as Test bowler by picking up the key wicket of Manzoor and finished with three, while Peter Siddle also grabbed a trio of victims.Despite showers being forecast, the only sprinkling of rain came during the lunch break and it wasn't enough to delay Australia's charge to a series clean-sweep and a fifth Test win of the summer. Australia have now equalled the record for the most consecutive Test wins by any country over any other nation, matching the 12-game streak currently held by Sri Lanka over Bangladesh.The only slight concerns for Australia came during a 66-run seventh-wicket stand between Manzoor and Mohammad Aamer. Manzoor, who came in for this Test at No. 3, enhanced his chances of keeping his place in the side with a patient 77 from 239 deliveries that gave Pakistan, for the morning at least, a tiny sniff of saving the game.
What can I more say about this dismal performance, no doubt Australia outplayed them but they had their chances, which they didn't took, else situation would be different. The whole tour they looked shaky and under-prepared, thank goodness, our bowling played its part for face saving, plus they way our skipper held the post match presentation it was rubbish.
All the way from the start of the series to the end, it was under-prepared Pakistani team, instead of working on the weaknesses which were exposed in New Zealand, we were busy handling the media and busy in submitting comments in the media.
Here I totally disagree with MoYo (Mohammad Yousuf) that T20 cricket is demolishing the Pakistani cricket. If that's the case than why he's fulfilling friendships in the team, like we say in Urdu; ڈھونڈ نے سے خدا بھی مل جاتا ہے means if we work hard than we can find the God within, but here the selectors, team management and current team-mates can't find the test batsman like Asim Kamal. There should be players separate for Test and ODI (and add T20) modules of the game, a typical test player might induct into a ODI playing side but a typical ODI player can't induct directly into the test arena which like its name, is testing.
Plus where were our Mr. Skipper when he joined ICL T20 tournament "just to show" the selectors that he's capable of playing T20 cricket, claimed by the person whose running between the wickets is objectional and is not reliable candidate which is the main critaria for T20 cricket. Plus being a weak skipper on the whole, as instead of taking the things on himself he's blaming the others for the responsiblities, a more responsible comment was given by Salman Butt himself after he was asked off the anguish comment of MoYo.
Plus it seems that the team management had given all the rights of thinking to MoYo who showed us how good he thinks and manages. Instead of giving chances to worthy candidates, they're giving chances to friends only company!
Just imagine during the Pak NZ series in NZ, how much MoYo emphasized on recalling of Misbah, if he had done the same for Younus, there won't have to be a problem, which shows how much he was willing in both the cases.
This clearly shows how much they're playing for the country. The country comes second and friendships first. I know its a harsh comment but thats what I feel, he's just in a ego of showing that he's a strong captain "who every time takes a U-Turn" like the one we have to take at Civic center side while coming from the New Town Society.
Bowling was the only positive which wasn't exploited as much like out batting and fielding by the Aussies. Giving confidence is a good thing but when the person isn't performing well so its better to give chance to the deserving ones.
Even their interviews in the TV shows depicts they want to show their importance rather than concentrating on their game, frankly speaking 3 years ago untill MoYo joined the ICL, I respected that person alot but now since he has been concentrating other things than cricket has ruined his own image and because of that image of Pakistan is also degrading, he doesn't know how to talk in these sorta situations when we lost the match and how to thank the host country's hospitality because in a foreign country, these players are the ambassadors of Pakistan, how well they have been, we all know...