The 2nd One-Day International match between Pakistan vs South Africa Blind Cricket series was played at South end Cricket Stadium Karachi.
Pakistan with this win has obtained the inaccessible lead of 2-0 in 3 ODI match series. Third and last ODI will be played on 3rd March 2022 at the same venue.
The South African Blind Cricket Team won the toss again and decided to bowl first once more.
Naseeb Ullah, the wicketkeeper-batsman from Quetta, made his debut in this match. He along with Akmal Hayyat opened the innings for Pakistan and got out early after scoring 38 and 14 runs respectively. Pakistan lost 2 wickets for 64 runs, thereafter Riasat Khan and Faisal Mehmood played extremely well and together knitted 436 for the 3rd wicket partnership, which broke the world record of highest partnership in ODIs that was 434 (made by Anees Javed and Amir Ashraf vs England in 2010).
Pakistan managed to post a mammoth 554 runs target for the loss of 4 wickets in the allotted 40 overs.
Riasat Khan made 226 runs off 90 balls while Faisal Mehmood played superbly for his 188 runs off 94 balls. Lwande Bhidla again took 2 wickets for South Africa.
The target of 555 runs was too stiff for South Africa and they made 307 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in the stipulated 40 overs. Bhule Bidla was the main run-getter with unbeaten 75* runs off 55 balls with the help of 12 boundaries while Jacob Kotze chipped in with 45 runs. Akmal Hayyat, Riasat Khan, Muhammad Rashid, and Zafar Iqbal claimed a wicket apiece
Result: Pakistan won by 247 runs.
Man of the Match: Riasat Khan.
Mr. Imtiaz Ali Shah, former Secretary Sports Sindh distributed the prizes, alongwith Syed Sultan Shah Chairman PBCC.