October 11: Borneo Bulletin states that offspinner Bilal Asif grabbed 6-36 on debut as Pakistan bowled out Australia for 202 on the third day of the first test on Tuesday. Pakistan, which scored 482 in its first innings, didn’t enforce the follow-on and swelled its overall lead to 325 runs by reaching 45-3 at stumps. Left-arm spinner Jon Holland had nightwatchman Asif out for zero and had Azhar Ali trapped leg before wicket in the last over as the pitch started to give spinners lots of assistance.
The Washington Times: Pakistan's anti-graft body arrests opposition politician
December 11 – The Washington Times states that Pakistan’s anti-graft body says it has arrested a senior politician from former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s party over links to a multimillion-dollar housing scam. The National Accountability Bureau says Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother, who is also accused in the case, were arrested in Lahore after a court refused to extend their bail. Both are members of Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League.