Champions Trophy Match Peek Review: Pakistan vs South Africa
Match: Pakistan vs South Africa
Date: 8th June
Ground: Edgbaston, Birmingham
Umpires: Richard Illingworth, England and Sundaram Ravi, India
Toss won by: South Africa
1st Team Play: South Africa 219 for 8 in 50 overs
- Performers: Batsmen – Miller 75 not out, de Kock 33. Bowlers – M. Mokel 3 for 18
2nd Team Play: Pakistan 119 for 3 in 27.0 overs
- Performers: Batsman – Fakhar Zaman 31, Baber Azam 31. Bowler – H Ali 3 for 24
Result: Pakistan declared winners by 19 runs. Based on D/L method.
Man of Match: Hassan Ali
- Fakhar Zaman a ODI debutant performed convincingly as a opener scoring 31 off 23 balls.
- The pace attack did bowl well, however, the spinners did the real damage to the South African top batting line-up.
- Pakistan putting on a vastly improved bowling display restricted South Africa’s batsmen to 219 runs.
- Pakistan were charged well in all departments – bowling, fielding and batting.
- Rain interrupted play when Pakistan had scored: 119 for 3 wickets in 27.0 Overs. Needed 101 runs from 23 overs.
Sarfraz Ahmed – Captain
AB de Villiers – Captain
Q de Kock†,
F du Plessis,
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