2nd ODI: Fakhar Zaman’s 193 Goes in Vain as South Africa Beat Pakistan to Level Series 1-1
A marathon 193-run innings by Fakhar Zaman was not sufficient as Pakistan went down preventing to South Africa by 17 runs in a high-scoring second one-day worldwide in Johannesburg on Sunday.
Chasing South Africa’s whole of 341 for six in 50 overs, scored at a brisk tempo of 6.82 runs per over, not one of the Pakistan batsmen barring Zaman — who stood on the crease for 224 minutes and confronted 155 deliveries — might stand agency towards the house staff bowlers. In the tip, Pakistan managed 324 for 9, a shortfall of 17 runs.
The left-handed Zaman was ultimately run out within the closing moments of the sport, having slammed 18 fours and 10 sixes.
With this win, the house staff is again on a good keel within the three-match ODI sequence after Pakistan had received the opening match in Centurion by three wickets.
🔸 Four fifties within the South Africa camp
🔸 A blazing cameo from David Miller
🔸 Fakhar Zaman’s document knock
South Africa stage sequence after an exciting second ODI.#SAvPAK report 👇
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Pakistan elected to discipline after successful the toss however their bowlers couldn’t make a lot headway as Quinton de Kock (80), Aiden Markram (39), Temba Bavuma (92) and Rassie van der Dussen (60) punished the guests’ bowlers, particularly the tall Shaheen Afridi and Mohammad Hasnain who went for 75 and 74 runs, respectively of their allotted 10 overs. Later, David Miller took South Africa’s whole previous the 300-run mark with a 27-ball 50.
Pakistan’s innings faltered with opener Imam-ul-Haq being caught by Markram off the bowling of Lungi Ngidi for five. Zaman and Babar Azam consolidated the innings, including 63 runs, earlier than the latter fell on 31, opening the gates for South African bowlers to demolish the visiting facet.
The third one-dayer will likely be performed on the Centurion on April 7.
Brief scores: South Africa 341 for six in 50 overs (Quinton de Kock 80, Aiden Markram 39, Temba Bavuma 92, Rassie van der Dussen 60, David Miller 50*; Haris Rauf 3/54) beat Pakistan 324 for 9 in 50 overs (Fakhar Zaman 193, Babar Azam 31; Anrich Nortje 3/63).
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