Pakistan Vs South Africa 3rd ODI: Rain Helps Hendricks & Du Plessis To Take Proteas 1 Up In The Series

Pakistan Vs South Africa

The rain poured in favour of the South Africans, as they won the match by only 13 runs to take the lead in the series by 2-1.

Pakistan had won the toss and elected to bat first. Imam-ul-Haq, who had been under a lot of pressure scored a magnificent century followed by Babar Azam and Mohammad Hafeez who scored half centuries to stabilize Pakistan’s innings. Cameos from Shoaib Malik and Imad Wasim ensured Pakistan posted a massive total of 317 runs on the board.

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In reply, Proteas started off brilliantly with a 50-run partnership between the openers, De Kock and Amla. After Pakistan got rid of the opening pair, it was Hendricks and Du Plessis who resisted Pakistan’s bowling attack, until rain came down and the match was forced to a D/L result.

Scorecard – Pakistan Vs South Africa:

Pakistan’s 1st Innings: 317/6 (50 Overs, RR: 6.34)

South Africa’s 2nd Innings: 187/2 (33 Overs, RR: 5.66)

Result: South Africa won by 13 runs (D/L method)

Man Of The Match: Reeza Hendricks

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