Opener Fahar zaman hit a second straight in a row to help Pakistan win a decisive one-day international against South Africa with 28 tracks and take a 2-1 series on Wednesday.
Fahar made 101 and captain Babar Azam 94 of 82 balls to push Pakistan to 320-7 watts first in South Africa’s SuperSport Park was 292, as three players made half a century, but no one turned them into great results.
Left-handed spinner Mohammad Nawaz and fast bowling Shahin Shah Afridi collected three piggy banks each, and Afridi finished with a clean bowling Keshav Maharaj and the last man, Darin Dupavilon.
This is the first time Pakistan has won the ODI series in South Africa since 2013.
South Africa had to replace more than half of their team after winning a serial draw in the second game after five players left for IPL and batsman Rassi van der Dussen was expelled wounded. But Pakistan was still clearly better in the three games.
Fakhar was again the most impressive after the magnificent 193 in a losing cause in the second day.
This time he made 101 of 104 balls and shared with him 112 open stands I have Hak Street (57). Babar’s classic 94 continues to thrive in Pakistan with the highest order and the tourists were 206-1 at one point and took the total.
Hassan Ali killed in a household with 32, not 11 balls right at the end, which included four sixes.
The 70th openers Jaeneman Malan threatened to give South Africa a chance, as well as a 108-fold midfield position between Kyle Verne (62) Andile Phehlukwayo (54). Pakistan eliminated the two in a row, and Afridi cleared.