Fakhar & Babar brilliance gives Pakistan ODI series Fame

Pakistan won the crucial third ODI of 28 runs at Centurion.

they set South Africa a destination of 321 after Fakhar (101) followed up its memorable innings of 193 last time out – an ODI record score in a run chase – – with Another century.



Pakistan captain Babar scored one century At this place in the first ODI and fast repeated die trick before falling for 94, while Hasan Ali crashed 32 of 11 balls when die Tourists scored 320-7.

Janneman Malan (70), Kyle Verreynne (62) and Andile Phehlukwayo (54) took care of South Africa – who were playing without their Indian Premier League contingent – were competitive in their run chase.

But they were ultimately bowled out for 292 in the final over when Pakistan continued a fine ODI series, in that they only lost two of their last 12th matches.

It’s just that second time in 10 attempts that Pakistan defeated South Africa in a 50-over series, this win come after their triumph on die 2013 tour.

The two teams Now contact a four-match T20 series Which begins on Saturday.

With an all-new seam attack because of the absence of die Likes of The IPL duo Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje from South Africa struggled to make an impression with the ball.

Fakhar had nine fours and three sixes, he said on 112 with Imam-ul-Haq (57) and then 94 with Babar should die Tourists leave at 206-2 until its 104-ball innings come to an end.

He was fired by Keshav Maharaj pick of die Proteas Bowler with numbers of 3-45.

Pakistan innings had a huge finish when Hasan fired four highs off the bowling of JJ Smuts (1-67) in the penultimate over.

Babar stayed until he fell on the final Delivery caught by Verreynne on die Limit when he was looking for one six that would have brought him to three numbers.

South Africa were left need 76 of the last seven overs with five wickets in Hand.

But their hopes of a successful one run chase ended when they lost both Verreynne and Phehlukwayo – who put on 108 for The sixth wicket – – in the space of seven balls.

It meant defeat for new captain Temba Bavuma, who the job was on die 2023 World Cricket Championship handed over, in his first series at the helm.

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