PAK vs SA: South Africa defeats Pakistan by 6 wickets; level series 1-1

Fahad PervezWeb Editor

12th Apr, 2021. 08:40 pm
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South Africa defeated Pakistan by 6 wickets and leveled the series 1-1 in the second Twenty20 International at Wanderers’ Stadium in Johannesburg.

Team Pakistan suffered a horror start they lost both the opening batsman on just 10 runs. Captain Babar Azam scored a half-century, and veteran batsman Mohammad Hafeez scored 32 runs to give some support to his team.

Overall good performance from South Africa, Aiden Markram scored 54 runs off 30 balls with the help of 7 fours and 3 sixes while Heinrich Klaasen scored 36 runs off 21 balls with the help of 4 fours and 1 six. Proteas chased the target in the 14th over of the match.

On the other hand, Usman Qadir of Pakistan took 2 wickets while Hassan Ali and Mohammad Hasnain took 1 wicket.

Earlier, Pakistan posted a 141-run target against South Africa in the second Twenty20 International at Wanderers’ Stadium in Johannesburg.

Squads

Pakistan: Babar Azam (captain), Arshad Iqbal, Asif Ali, Danish Aziz, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shaheen Shah Afridi, and Usman Qadir.

South Africa: Heinrich Klaasen (captain, wicketkeeper), Aiden Markram, Andile Phehlukwayo, Beuran Hendricks, Bjorn Fortuin, George Linde, Rassie van der Dussen, Janneman Malan, Sisanda Magala, Wiaan Mulder, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lutho Sipamla, Kyle Verreynne, Pite van Biljon, Daryn Dupavillon, Migael Pretorius, Lizaad Williams and Wihan Lubbe.

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