Fired-up Wahab warns Australia

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Wahab Riaz is relishing the opportunity to hit Australia with another barrage of fast bowling when Pakistan begin their quest for a historic Test series win this week.

A fired up Wahab caused Shane Watson also sorts of problems in a hostile spell during Australia's World Cup quarter-final defeat of Pakistan at Adelaide Oval last March.

Wahab is set to take his place in the tourists' attack for the first Test in Brisbane, which starts on Thursday, and the left-arm quick said the Australia batsmen can expect another bombardment.

"That was one of my best matches I have ever played," Wahab said of the World Cup match.

"It was really exciting. I would love to repeat that performance from the World Cup, I want to bowl like that on this tour, but I want to be amongst the wickets - I was lacking some wickets in that spell. So this is what I'm looking for.

"Obviously I have to do what I do really well. I can't change myself because if I do that it's not going to work for me. I am going to bowl aggressively, I will bowl short as well. It's part of the plan.

"But it will all be according to the situations and what the situation demands, how I have to react like that."

Pakistan have never won a Test series in Australia, but Wahab believes they are well equipped to put that right.

He added: "This is what we're looking for. Records are meant to be broken and this might be the chance for Pakistan to break that record.

"Obviously it's not going to be easy, we have to do a lot of hard work. We have to take 20 wickets, and obviously we are looking for that - we know even no Asian country has won a series here in Australia.

"So looking for that and that should really give us a good boost and give us something to go for.

"We have to take the challenge. We know Australia is good in their home conditions, it's one of the best teams. To compete with them we have to counterattack them, we have to have that confidence.

"We've got the skills and everyone is prepared for these Test matches."