Akstan defeated South Africa by 95 runs in the second Test to win the two-match series. In the match played at Pindi Stadium, they defeated South Africa thanks to the excellent bowling of Hassan Ali and Shaheen Shah Afridi.
For the first time in the history of Test cricket, Akistan defeated South Africa in a whitewash and for the second time in a Test series.
Earlier in 2003, Pakistan had beaten South Africa 1-0 in a Test series.
After the lunch break, Hassan Ali dismissed South Africa’s set batsman Markram 108 and Captain De Cock for zero.
South Africa need 108 runs to win with three wickets in hand.
South Africa started the fifth day’s play with a 127-run stand, and then lost two wickets soon after when Van der Dawson scored 48 and Dupleix 5 for Hassan Ali.
Yesterday, South Africa started chasing a difficult target of 370 runs given by Pakistan, then the opening pair of Makram and Dan Elgar scored 33 runs for the first wicket partnership.
Meanwhile, Shaheen Shah Afridi dismissed Dan Elgar for an individual score of 17 runs.
McCormick and Van Derdsson continued to bat confidently in the second wicket and did not allow any more wickets to fall till the end of the day.
By the end of the fourth day’s play, South Africa had scored 127 for one and needed 243 more runs to win.
McCormick is on 59 and Dawson is on 48.
Earlier, the national team scored 298 in its second innings thanks to a magnificent century by Vice-captain Mohammad Rizwan.
I try to perform whenever I get the chance, Mohammad Rizwan
The start of the game today was disappointing for Pakistan and soon its seventh wicket fell to 159 when Hassan Ali was dismissed for 5, Maharaj made him LBW.
After the dismissal of Hassan Ali, Yasir Shah and Mohammad Rizwan formed a partnership of more than 50 runs. Yasir Shah was dismissed for 23 runs.
It should be noted that Pakistan had scored 129 runs at the end of the third day of the Pindi Test and had lost 6 wickets; however, the national team had a total lead of 200 runs against South Africa.
In the second innings of the national team, young batsman Imran Butt at zero, then Abid Ali also returned to the pavilion on the combination of 28, the center of hope of the fans was Babar Azam who scored only 8 runs on the combination of 45 and fell victim to Keshu Maharaj.
Azhar Ali, who scored 33, did not score wide and was rejected for 63.
After that Fawad Alam took over the command and he was dismissed after scoring only 12 runs after which the national team lost half a wicket at 76.
In such a situation, Faheem Ashraf and Mohammad Rizwan made a partnership of 52 runs but Faheem Ashraf also returned to the poles on the collection of 128 runs.