We have seen some cat & mouse strategy in the first match between The home team South Africa and the visitor team Pakistan. The captain of the Pakistan Babar Azam had won the toss in that match and South Africa batted first. Pakistani team were achieving their 274 runs target very easily till 186 in 31st over the captain of the team Babar Azam out with scoring 103 runs off 104 deliveries. Their third-wicket fell at 193, 4th 198, 5th at 203. Somehow Pakistan won the match at the last ball of the last over.
The opener of the Pakistan team Imam-ul-Haq scored 70 runs off 80 deliveries. Mohammad Rizwan † added 40 runs to his team’s scorecard. Shadab Khan scored 33 runs. Anrich Nortje dismissed four Pakistani batsmen. Andile Phehlukwayo took two wickets, Kagiso Rabada took one wicket.
Rassie van der Dussen showed his class and batting abilities in the first match by scoring 123 runs off 134 balls not out. David Miller completed his half-century off 56. Andile Phehlukwayo contributed 29 runs. Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf both took two wickets each. Mohammad Hasnain, Faheem Ashraf these two Pakistani bowlers took one wicket each.
Pak vs SA Highlights today Sunday, 4-04-2021 – 2nd ODI, Pakistan tour of South Africa from The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.
Babar Azam won the toss and chose to bowl first.
Pakistan team: 1 Imam-ul-Haq, 2 Fakhar Zaman, 3 Babar Azam (capt), 4 Mohammad Rizwan (wk), 5 Danish Aziz, 6 Asif Ali, 7 Shadab Khan, 8 Faheem Ashraf, 9 Mohammad Hasnain, 10 Shaheen Shah Afridi, 11 Haris Rauf.
South Africa team: 1 Quinton de Kock (wk) 2 Aiden Markram 3 Temba Bavuma (capt), 4 Rassie van der Dussen, 5 David Miller, 6 Heinrich Klaasen, 7 Andile Phehlukwayo 8 Kagiso Rabada, 9 Anrich Nortje, 10 Lungi Ngidi, 11 Tabraiz Shamsi.