Team Pakistan is all set to play the final One Day International (ODI) against South Africa on Wednesday at SuperSport Park, Centurion.
The ODI series between Green Shirts and Proteas are tied with 1-1, tomorrow is the decider match of the ODI series.
In the second ODI Pakistan lost the match while chasing 342 runs, middle-order batsman Fakhar Zaman beautifully made 193 runs off 155 balls with 10 sixes and 18 fours. Fakhar Zaman was also declared player of the match.
Earlier during the first ODI, Babar Azam had become the fastest cricketer to score 13 centuries in ODI history (76 inns).
He managed to score 103 runs against South Africa in the first ODI. Azam’s century made him break South Africa’s Hashim Amla and India’s Virat Kohli’s record.
It should be mentioned here that South Africa’s Hashim Amla, India’s Virat Kohli, and South Africa’s Quentin de Kock — his contemporaries — scored 13 centuries from 83 innings, 13 centuries from 86 innings, and 13 tons from 86 innings, respectively.
1st ODI – April 02 – Friday – SuperSport Park, Centurion
2nd ODI – April 04 – Sunday – The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
3rd ODI – April 07 – Wednesday – SuperSport Park, Centurion
Pakistan ODI: Babar Azam, Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Abdullah Shafique, Haider Ali, Danish Aziz, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Hasnain, Hasan Ali, Usman Qadir
SA ODI: Temba Bavuma (c), Quinton de Kock, Beuran Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Janneman Malan, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Jon-Jon Smuts, Rassie van der Dussen, Junior Dala, Lutho Sipamla, Wiaan Mulder, Sisanda Magala, Kyle Verreynne, Daryn Dupavillon, Lizaad Williams.