Lahore: Shaheens defeated Proteas by 4 wickets in the decisive T20 match between Pakistan and South Africa.
In the third and decisive T20 match played in Lahore, Pakistan scored a target of 165 runs and defeated South Africa by 4 wickets.
Haider Ali and Mohammad Rizwan started the innings for the national team. Pakistan’s first wicket fell at 51 runs in which Haider Ali was dismissed for 15 runs. The second wicket fell for 73 runs and Mohammad Rizwan was dismissed for 42 by Shamsi, followed by Hussain Talat and returned to the pavilion for 5 runs while captain Babar Azam was dismissed for 44 by Pretorias.
Among other players, Asif Ali (7) and Faheem Ashraf (10) returned to the pavilion. Mohammad Rizwan was awarded the best player of the series. Mohammad Rizwan scored 197 runs in three matches.
Great honor for Pakistan cricket team
The Pakistan cricket team also got a big honor after winning the series. Pakistan’s century of victories in T20 International cricket was completed after which Pakistan became the first country to complete a century of victories in T20 cricket.
Chairman PCB Ehsan Mani on the victory of the national cricket team said that the success of Pakistan is the result of teamwork and joint work, Mohammad Rizwan won the hearts of cricket fans, after the defeat to New Zealand Beck is a testament to his abilities, cricket fans expect the Pakistan cricket team to perform similarly inside and outside the country.
Earlier, Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat against South Africa, who scored 164 for 8 in the allotted 20 overs against Pakistan.
Reza Hendricks and JJ Smith started the innings for South Africa but both the batsmen could not stay on the crease for long and Muhammad Nawaz showed them the way to the pavilion.
Van Baljon, who came in third, was also dismissed for 16, followed by Klaassen and returned to the pavilion at zero, while Milan were dismissed for 27. Among other players, Andeel also returned to the pavilion for zero, Divine 9 and Bjorn 10 runs.
In Pakistan’s bowling side, Zahid Mahmood took 3 wickets, Mohammad Nawaz and Hassan Ali took 2 wickets each while Usman Qadir took one wicket.