Pakistan wins series in South Africa

It’s the first time Pakistan has won an ODI series in South Africa since 2013.

Fakhar made 101 and captain Babar Azam 94 from 82 balls to propel Pakistan to 320-7 batting first at SuperSport Park.

Opener Fakhar Zaman hit a second successive century to help Pakistan win the deciding one-day international against South Africa by 28 runs and take the series 2-1 on Wednesday.Story Image

Left-arm spinner Mohammad Nawaz and fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi collected three wickets each.Pakistan win by 28 runs, clinch ODI series against South Africa

On the other hand, Imam-ul-Haq did well to bring up his ninth ODI half-century before getting caught at long-on in the 22nd over. Pakistan was off to a good start in the final ODI as the opening batting-duo enjoyed a 112-run partnership before Maharaj got the Proteas its first breakthrough.

Pakistan 320/7 (Fakhar Zaman 101, Babar Azam 94; Keshav Maharaj 3-45), South Africa 292/10 (Janneman Malan 70, Kyle Verreynne 62; Mohammad Nawaz 3-24)