Pakistan and Australia came face to face in the 1st ODI of the series at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on 7th October, 2014. Pakistan had lost the only T20 earlier so it was a huge chance for the green shirts to claim the glory in front of a big home crowd.
After winning, Australia scored 255 for the loss of 8 wickets. Steve Smith hit his debut ODI century. He was dismissed on 101 by Shahid Afridi, who too 3 wickets.
In reply, Pakistan were 93 runs short of the target. Pakistan was all out for 162. Umar Akmal remained top scorer with 46 runs.