Pakistan scored a target of 321 runs in the third and decisive match at the Supersport Park Stadium on Wednesday, thanks to a brilliant century from opener Fakhar Zaman (101) and superb innings by captain Babar Azam (94). Fakhar batting first after losing the toss, Pakistan scored 101 runs with the help of nine fours and three sixes in 104 balls and Babar’s seven fours and three sixes in 82 balls, 320 for seven in 50 overs with the help of 94 runs. Create.
Zaman has registered his name in a special record list with Century in the second consecutive match. He has become the third batsman in the world to score two consecutive centuries in ODIs in South Africa, while becoming the first batsman in Asia. Before that, England’s Kevin Pietersen did it in 2005 and Joe Root in 2016.
Pakistan’s innings was like this
On the other hand, Keshav Maharaj from South Africa took three wickets, Aidan Markram took two wickets, Fehlukwayo and JJ Smuts took one wicket each. Pakistan got off to a good start by Imam ul-Haq and Fakhar and the two batsmen shared a 112-run partnership for the first wicket. The partnership came to an end with the imam’s dismissal. Imam scored 57 runs off 73 balls with the help of three fours.
After this, Fakhar, along with Babur, gave momentum to the innings and both batsmen took the team to a comfortable position. After Fakhar’s dismissal, Pakistan’s innings faltered slightly but Babar continued to handle the innings from one end. In Pakistan’s innings, Hasan Ali remained unbeaten on 32 from 11 balls with the help of a four and four sixes, while Sarfraz Ahmed contributed 13 runs.