SOUTH AFRICA VS PAKISTAN (2018 – 2019) FIRST TEST MATCH
South Africa vs Pakistan (2018 – 2019) First Test Match started on December 26, 2018, 10 AM local.
Venue: SuperSport Park, Centurion.
Umpires: B Oxenford & S Ravi.
Third Umpire: Joel Wilson.
Match Referee: D Boon.
South Africa Squad for this South Africa vs Pakistan (2018 – 2019) First Test Match were Hashim Amla, Dale Steyn, Dean Elgar, Faf du Plessis (c), Theunis de Bruyn, Quinton de Kock (wk), Temba Bavuma, Aiden Markram, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, and Duanne Olivier.
Substitutes are Dane Paterson and Zubayr Hamza.
Pakistan Playing XI were Sarfraz Ahmed (c & wk), Mohammad Amir, Asad Shafiq, Azhar Ali, Yasir Shah, Babar Azam, Imam-ul-Haq, Shan Masood, Fakhar Zaman, Hasan Ali, and Shaheen Afridi.
Players on bench were Mohammad Rizwan and Faheem Ashraf.
Pakistan won the toss and opted to bat.
Pakistan batsmen arrived to crease started the play on first day of this contest. Pakistan lost their first wicket in the second over for single run of Imam-Ul-Haq (duck out). Pakistan batsmen were devastated by South African bowlers and were all out in 47 overs scoring 181 runs. Babar Azam displayed a responsible 71 runs in 79 balls & Azhar Ali 36 runs in 69 balls for their total in first innings. Hasan Ali scored 21 runs not out in the end of first innings in this South Africa vs Pakistan (2018 – 2019) First Test Match.
South African bowlers were lead by Duanne Olivier, who picked 6 wickets and Kagiso Rabada picked 3 wickets and Dale Steyn picked a wicket. Rabada picked important wicket of Babar Azam.
South Africa started batting in reply to Pakistan’s first innings and scored final total of 223 runs in 60 runs losing 10 wickets in this South Africa vs Pakistan (2018 – 2019) First Test Match. South Africa lost first wicket for 19 runs in 5.6 runs of Aiden Markram with individual score of 12 runs in 19 balls. Hashim Amla, Dean Elgar, and Faf du Plessis all got out without increase in score in 14 & 15th over. Temba Bavuma (53 runs in 87 balls) scored his half century in 44th over & Quinton de Kock scored a responsible 45 runs in 53 balls and Theunis de Bruyn added 29 runs in 71 balls to the final score in the first innings 42 runs more than opponent.
Pakistan bowlers Mohammad Amir & Shaheen Afridi both picked 4 wickets each and Hasan Ali picked 2 wickets. Shaheen Afridi picked the wicket of Temba Bavuma and Mohammad Amir picked the wicket of Quinton de Kock.
Pakistan started second innings in the second session of the second day. Fakhar Zaman was caught by Rabada in Olivier’s bowling scoring 12 runs with final score of 44/1. Imam-ul-Haq scored 57 runs in 96 balls with eight 4s and a six & Shan Masood scored 65 runs in 120 balls with seven 4s and a six. All other players displayed a poor batting performance. Pakistan was all out for 190 runs in 56 overs in the second innings of this South Africa vs Pakistan (2018 – 2019) First Test Match.
Duanne Olivier picked 5 wickets, Kagiso Rabada picked 3 wickets, and Dale Steyn picked 2 wickets in restricting Pakistan from setting a big target.
South Africa arrived with a target of 149. South Africa lost their first wicket without scoring a single run as 0/1. Second wicket partnership between Dean Elgar (50 runs in 123 balls) & Hashim Amla (63 runs in 148 balls not out) of 119 runs gave South Africa easy win in this contest. South Africa reached their target in 51 overs losing 4 wickets scored 151 runs.
Except, Mohammad Amir all other Pakistani bowlers picked a wicket each, but were unable to restrict South Africa from winning this South Africa vs Pakistan (2018 – 2019) First Test Match.
PAK 181, 190
RSA 223, 151/4 (50.4 Ovs)
South Africa won by 6 wickets and Man of the Match was awarded to Duanne Olivier for his magical 6 & 5 wickets in first and second innings in this South Africa vs Pakistan (2018 – 2019) First Test Match.
South Africa beat Pakistan by 6 wickets
|Hasan Ali||not out||21||28||2||1|
|Duanne Olivier||not out||0||3||0||0|
|Hasan Ali||not out||11||13||2||0|
|Hashim Amla||not out||63||148||11||0|
|Temba Bavuma||not out||13||10||2||0|
South Africa vs Pakistan (2018 – 2019) First Test Match
Pakistan (1st innings)
|Imam-ul-Haq lbw b Kagiso Rabada||0||9||0||0|
|Fakhar Zaman c Dean Elgar b Dale Steyn||12||17||2||0|
|Shan Masood b Duanne Olivier||19||34||2||0|
|Azhar Ali c Theunis de Bruyn b Duanne Olivier||36||69||7||0|
|Asad Shafiq lbw b Duanne Olivier||7||12||1||0|
|Babar Azam c Faf du Plessis b Kagiso Rabada||71||79||15||0|
|Sarfraz Ahmed (C)(W) b Duanne Olivier||0||4||0||0|
|Mohammad Amir b Duanne Olivier||1||15||0||0|
|Yasir Shah lbw b Kagiso Rabada||4||10||1||0|
|Hasan Ali not out||21||28||2||1|
|Shaheen Afridi c Quinton de Kock b Duanne Olivier||0||5||0||0|
|Extras: 10 (b – 7, w – 1, nb – 0, Penalty – 0)|
|Total: 181-10 in 47.0 overs (3.85 runs per over)|
|Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Imam-ul-Haq, 1.4 ov),2-17 (Fakhar Zaman, 6.1 ov),3-54 (Shan Masood, 15.2 ov),4-62 (Asad Shafiq, 17.5 ov),5-86 (Azhar Ali, 28.1 ov),6-86 (Sarfraz Ahmed, 28.5 ov),7-96 (Mohammad Amir, 32.5 ov),8-111 (Yasir Shah, 35.5 ov),9-178 (Babar Azam, 45.3 ov),10-181 (Shaheen Afridi, 47 ov)
South Africa (1st innings)
|Aiden Markram lbw b Hasan Ali||12||19||3||0|
|Dean Elgar c Azhar Ali b Shaheen Afridi||22||50||5||0|
|Hashim Amla c Babar Azam b Mohammad Amir||8||16||1||0|
|Theunis de Bruyn c Sarfraz Ahmed b Mohammad Amir||29||71||3||1|
|Faf du Plessis (C) c Babar Azam b Shaheen Afridi||0||1||0||0|
|Temba Bavuma c Sarfraz Ahmed b Shaheen Afridi||53||87||9||0|
|Dale Steyn c Sarfraz Ahmed b Mohammad Amir||23||23||4||0|
|Quinton de Kock (W) c Fakhar Zaman b Mohammad Amir||45||53||5||0|
|Keshav Maharaj lbw b Hasan Ali||4||15||0||0|
|Kagiso Rabada c Asad Shafiq b Shaheen Afridi||19||25||4||0|
|Duanne Olivier not out||0||3||0||0|
|Extras: 8 (b – 0, w – 2, nb – 3, Penalty – 0)|
|Total: 223-10 in 60.0 overs (3.72 runs per over)|
|Fall of wickets:
1-19 (Aiden Markram, 6 ov),2-43 (Hashim Amla, 13.2 ov),3-43 (Dean Elgar, 14.5 ov),4-43 (Faf du Plessis, 15 ov),5-112 (Theunis de Bruyn, 32.5 ov),6-146 (Dale Steyn, 40.1 ov),7-170 (Temba Bavuma, 48 ov),8-189 (Keshav Maharaj, 52.3 ov),9-220 (Kagiso Rabada, 58.3 ov),10-223 (Quinton de Kock, 60 ov)
South Africa vs Pakistan (2018 – 2019) First Test Match
Pakistan (2nd innings)
|Imam-ul-Haq b Duanne Olivier||57||96||8||1|
|Fakhar Zaman c Kagiso Rabada b Duanne Olivier||12||38||2||0|
|Shan Masood c Keshav Maharaj b Dale Steyn||65||120||7||1|
|Azhar Ali c Kagiso Rabada b Duanne Olivier||0||3||0||0|
|Asad Shafiq c Quinton de Kock b Dale Steyn||6||20||0||0|
|Babar Azam b Kagiso Rabada||6||24||1||0|
|Sarfraz Ahmed (C)(W) c Faf du Plessis b Kagiso Rabada||0||2||0||0|
|Mohammad Amir b Kagiso Rabada||12||10||2||0|
|Yasir Shah c Quinton de Kock b Duanne Olivier||0||1||0||0|
|Hasan Ali not out||11||13||2||0|
|Shaheen Afridi c Aiden Markram b Duanne Olivier||4||9||1||0|
|Extras: 17 (b – 6, w – 1, nb – 0, Penalty – 0)|
|Total: 190-10 in 56.0 overs (3.39 runs per over)|
|Fall of wickets:
1-44 (Fakhar Zaman, 13 ov),2-101 (Imam-ul-Haq, 28.5 ov),3-103 (Azhar Ali, 30.2 ov),4-134 (Asad Shafiq, 39 ov),5-142 (Babar Azam, 45 ov),6-142 (Sarfraz Ahmed, 46.2 ov),7-158 (Mohammad Amir, 49 ov),8-159 (Yasir Shah, 49.2 ov),9-185 (Shan Masood, 54.2 ov),10-190 (Shaheen Afridi, 56 ov)
South Africa vs Pakistan (2018) First Test Match
South Africa (2nd innings)
|Dean Elgar c Sarfraz Ahmed b Shan Masood||50||123||10||0|
|Aiden Markram lbw b Hasan Ali||0||2||0||0|
|Hashim Amla not out||63||148||11||0|
|Theunis de Bruyn st Sarfraz Ahmed b Yasir Shah||10||15||2||0|
|Faf du Plessis (C) c Hasan Ali b Shaheen Afridi||0||6||0||0|
|Temba Bavuma not out||13||10||2||0|
|Extras: 15 (b – 4, w – 6, nb – 0, Penalty – 0)|
|Total: 151-4 in 50.4 overs (3 runs per over)|
|Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Aiden Markram, 1.2 ov),2-119 (Dean Elgar, 41.3 ov),3-136 (Theunis de Bruyn, 46.1 ov),4-137 (Faf du Plessis, 47.2 ov)
- Referral 1 (1.4): Imam against SA (LBW) Unsuccessful (SA: 2, PAK:1)
- Pakistan 1/1: Imam lbw b K Rabada 0(9)
- Pakistan 51/2 in 12.5 overs
- Drinks: Pakistan 51/2 in 13.0 overs
- Referral 1 (17.5) : A Shafiq against SA (LBW) Unsuccessful (SA: 2, PAK: 1) (Retained)
- Pakistan 54/3 : A Shafiq lbw b D Olivier 7(12)
- Lunch: Pakistan 76/4 in 25.0 overs
- D Olivier Maiden Test 5-wicket haul: 5/29 (32.5)
- Pakistan 100/7 in 33.2 overs
- Referral 3 (35.5): Y Shah against SA (LBW) Unsuccessful (SA: 2, PAK: 1) (Retained)
- Pakistan 111/8 : Y Shah lbw b K Rabada 4(10)
- Drinks: Pakistan 121/8 in 38.0 overs
- B Azam10th Test fifty: 50 runs in 58 balls (10×4) (0x6)
- Referral 4 (40.1): SA against B Azam (Caught) Unsuccessful (SA: 1, PAK: 1)
- Pakistan 155/8 in 44.0 overs
- 9th wkt Partnership: 52 off 52 balls between B Azam (39) and H Ali (13)
- H Ali dropped on 20 by De Kock in 46.4 overs
- Referral 5 (46.6): S Afridi against B Azam (Caught) Unsuccessful (SA: 1, PAK: 0)
- Pakistan 181/10 : S Afridi c de Kock b Olivier 0(5)
- Innings Break: Pakistan 181/10 in 47.0 overs
- Tea: Pakistan 181/10 in 47.0 over
- Drinks: South Africa 43/1 in 13.0 overs
- South Africa 50/4 in 17.1 overs
- Drinks: South Africa 70/4 in 23.0 overs
- Rain Stoppage: South Africa 70/4 in 23.0 overs
- 5th wkt Partnership: 52 off 85 balls between De Bruyn (23) and T Bavuma (26)
- South Africa 103/4 in 30.1 overs
- Stumps: South Africa 127/5 in 36.0 overs
- South Africa 150/6 in 40.2 overs
- T Bavuma 12th Test fifty: 51 runs in 66 balls (9×4) (0x6)
- Drinks: South Africa 177/7 in 50.0 overs
- Referral 1 (52.3 ovs): PAK against K Maharaj (LBW) Successful (SA: 2, PAK: 2)
- South Africa 189/9 : Maharaj lbw b Hasan Ali 4(15)
- South Africa 200/9 in 54.1 overs
- Referral 2 (57.5 ovs): PAK against K Rabada (LBW) Unsuccessful (SA: 2, PAK: 1)
- Innings Break: South Africa 223/10 in 60.0 overs
- Lunch: South Africa 223/10 in 60.0 overs
- Ul Haq dropped on 15 by H Amla in 4.1 overs
- Pakistan 50/1 in 14.3 overs
- Drinks: Pakistan 50/1 in 15.0 overs
- Imam 3rd Test fifty: 50 runs in 71 balls (7×4) (1×6)
- 2nd wkt Partnership: 53 off 82 balls between Imam (25) and S Masood (21)
- Pakistan 100/1 in 27.3 overs
- Tea: Pakistan 100/1 in 28.0 overs
- Referral 3 (38.5 ovs): A Shafiq against SA (LBW) Successful (SA: 2, PAK: 2)
- Drinks: Pakistan 142/5 in 45.0 overs
- Pakistan 150/6 in 47.1 overs
- Referral 4 (38.5 ovs): SA against M Amir (Caught) Unsuccessful (SA: 1, PAK: 2)
- D Olivier 2nd Test 5-wicket haul: 5/59 (56.0)
- Innings Break: Pakistan 190/10 in 56.0 overs
- Stumps: Pakistan 190/10 in 56.0 overs
- H Amla dropped on 8 by F Zaman in 7.4 overs
- Drinks: South Africa 31/1 in 14.0 overs
- Referral 1 (15.4): PAK against H Amla (LBW) Unsuccessful (SA: 2, PAK: 1)
- South Africa 50/1 in 18.2 overs
- 2nd wkt Partnership: 51 off 102 balls between D Elgar (21) and H Amla (25)
- Lunch: South Africa 81/1 in 26.0 overs
- Referral 2 (26.2): PAK against D Elgar (LBW) Unsuccessful (SA: 2, PAK: 0)
- H Amla 40th Test fifty: 52runs in 88 balls (10×4) (0x6)
- South Africa 103/1 in 34.3 overs
- 2nd wkt Partnership: 103 off 199 balls between D Elgar (45) and H Amla (54)
- Drinks: South Africa 114/1 in 39.0 overs
- D Elgar 13th Test fifty: 50 runs in 122 balls (10×4) (0x6)