South Africa beats Pakistan by 6 runs and leads the 3 match t-20 series by 1-0. Picking four wickets in Cape Town David Miller won the man of the match.
South Africa Inning
Losing the toss South Africa had to bat first. But at the 26 runs on the scoreboard, wicket-keeper batsman Gihahn Cloete became a pickup to Imad Wasim. But another opener Reeza Hendriks and Captain Faf du Plessis made a partnership of 131 runs.
Then scoring 78 runs from only 45 balls with 6 fours and 4 sixes South Africa Captain Faf du Plessis became a pickup to Usman Shinwari. Then another on form batsman Rassie Van der Dussen couldn’t add any run and become another pickup of Usman Shinwari.
At 176 runs on the scoreboard, Reeza Hendricks become another pickup to Usman Shinwari and scored 74 runs off 41 balls only with 8 fours and a couple of sixes. Then the rest batsmen reach the challenging score of 192 runs from 20 overs for 6 wickets.
As Usman Shinwari got 3 wickets for 31 runs. Each Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali and Faheem Ashraf picked one wicket for Pakistan.
To the target of this huge score, Pakistan started worst. Though they lost their opener Fakhar Zaman at 4 runs on the scoreboard. But another opener Babar Azam made 81 runs with Hussain Talat and very good defense. Then Hussain Talat became a pickup to Tabriz Shamsi.
But Babar Azam also trapped in run out at 93 runs on the scoreboard. Though Asif Ali, Imad Wasim and Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Rizwan and Hasan Ali couldn’t contribute to the team.
But Pakistan Captain Shoaib Malik scored 49 runs from 31 balls with 5 fours and a six. Pakistan ends in 186 runs for 9 wickets from 20 overs and South Africa beats Pakistan by 6 runs and leads the 3 match t-20 series by 1-0. Each Beuran Hendriks, Chris Morris, and Tabriz Shamsi picked two wickets. Andile Phehlukayo got a wicket also.
Man of the match
Though, South Africa beats Pakistan by 6 runs and leads the 3 match t-20 series by 1-0 but Pakistan fought well in all batsmen match.