new Delhi: Pakistan captured the three-match ODI series between South Africa and Pakistan. Pakistan won by 28 runs in the final match played at the Super Sport Park Cricket Ground, South Africa ground. Pakistan’s team came out to bat first in the final match played on Wednesday, opener Fakhar Zaman scored a brilliant century. He hit 9 fours and 3 sixes. Opener Imam-ul-Haq played a brilliant innings of 57 off 73 balls.
At the same time, captain Babar Azam hit 94 runs with 7 fours and 3 sixes. However, he was bowled out for a big shot on the last ball and could not complete the century. Along with this, Pakistani all-rounder Hasan Ali presented a vision of quick batting. He scored 32 runs off 11 balls with 4 sixes and a four.
Pakistan gave South Africa a target of 321 runs. Chasing the target, South African openers Jaanan Malan returned to the pavilion with 78 and Aiden Markam 18. At the same time, JJ Smuts and captain Tenba Bavuma could not do anything special.
Smuts was 17, while Bavuma was dismissed by 20 runs. Kel Verrin then handled the innings, but he returned to the pavilion after scoring 62 runs. At the same time, Andile Felikvayo scored a stunning 54, but he could not reach the team’s threshold of victory. Keshav Maharaj contributed 19 and Dupavelian contributed 17 runs as the final wicket.
This bowler shines
Shaheen Afridi bowled brilliantly for Pakistan, taking 3 wickets in 9.3 overs. Mohammad Nawaz, while presenting the best bowling view, took 3 wickets for 34 runs in 7 overs. He also took two wickets in an over. At the same time, Haris Rauf took 2 wickets for 45 runs in 9 overs. Usman Qadir got one wicket.
Second victory after eight years
This is Pakistan’s second victory in South Africa after eight years. Earlier, Pakistan won the series against South Africa in 2013.