Captain Aaron Finch scored 116 to help Australia chase down a target of 281 in 49 overs
Aaron Finch fired a century as Australia beat Pakistan by eight wickets in the first one-day international in Sharjah Friday.
Captain Finch scored 116 to help Australia chase down a target of 281 in 49 overs.
Shaun Marsh and Peter Handscomb were both not out with respective scores of 91 and 30.
Pakistan's total of 280/5 was built around by a maiden century from Haris Sohail, who shot 101 not out.
Sunday's second ODI will also be held in Sharjah.
Australia 281/2 in 49 overs (Finch 116, Marsh 91*) beat Pakistan 280/5 (Haris 101*, Umar 48) by eight wickets