The International Cricket Council (ICC) has changed its Twitter cover to mark Pakistan’s ODI series victory against South Africa on Wednesday.
Pakistan has become the first Asian team to register two bilateral series wins in South Africa.
— ICC (@ICC) April 8, 2021
Pakistan clinched ODI series against South Africa
Pakistan defeated South Africa by 28 runs and took the series by 2-1 at SuperSport Park, Centurion.
The third one-day international (ODI) was a high-scoring match as Pakistan posted a total of 321 runs with the loss of seven wickets in their fifty overs.
Pakistan’s top batsman Fakhar Zaman played magnificently as he scored 101 runs off 104 balls with 9 fours and 3 sixes.
Also, skipper Babar Azam made 94 runs off 82 balls with 7 fours and 3 sixes but couldn’t complete his century.
Opener Imam-ul-Haq also supported his team with his 57 runs off 73 balls.
Fakhar Zaman’s Spectacular 193-Run Record Knock
Previously, Fakhar Zaman had made the nation proud with his remarkable innings as he hit 193 off 155 balls with 10 sixes and 18 fours during Pakistan and South Africa’s second ODI.
Fakhar Zaman was also adjudged Player of the Match after South Africa beats Pakistan by 17 runs during the second one-day international (ODI).
Furthermore, fantastic Fakhar is the record-holder of Pakistan’s highest ODI individual score (210)* and is also the record-holder of the highest individual score in an ODI chase (193).
He had won the hearts of every Pakistani out there! Celebrities, veteran cricketers and other prominent personalities alike have taken to Twitter to share their appreciation.