South Africa is leading the series in 1-0. When Pakistan started day three in Centurion then South Africa needs 149 runs and Pakistan 10 wickets. But South Africa reached the target. They won the match by 6 wickets. Picking 11 wickets in the match Duanne Olivier won the man of the match.
Aiden Markram backed to the pavilion at the second over of the 4th inning. Hasan Ali trapped him TO LBW. Then Dean Elgar and Hashim Amla made a 119 runs partnership. Elgar (50) got beaten to Shan Masood’s delivery. Theunis de Bruyn (10) got out to Yasir Shah’s delivery as the first wicket to the spinner.
Then Faf du Plessis (c) survived 6 balls before beaten to Shaheen Afridi then Centurion test is gone to the record book. But this low scoring match becomes another record for this reason. In the 141 years history of test cricket, both captains scored the pair for the first time.
Faf du Plessis and Sharfaraz Ahmed faced 13 balls total. That makes the record. With Faf du Plessis’s wicket, Amir maybe consoled his captain that he is not only captain.
Then Hashim Amla and didn’t risk to reach the target. and South Africa is leading the series in 1-0.
Finally, South Africa won the test with pace-friendly wickets in Centurion and South Africa is leading the series in 1-0. But double pair made the test more entertaining.