SOUTH AFRICA VS PAKISTAN Fourth One day
South Africa vs Pakistan (2018 – 2019) Fourth ODI Match commenced on January 25, 2019, Friday 1:00 P.M. local
Venue: The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
Umpires: P Reiffel & Bongani Jele
Third Umpire: Gregory Brathwaite.
Match Referee: R Madugalle.
South Africa Squad for this South Africa vs Pakistan (2018 – 2019) Fourth ODI Match are Hashim Amla, Dale Steyn, David Miller, Imran Tahir, Faf du Plessis (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Beuran Hendricks, Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, Kagiso Rabada, and Andile Phehlukwayo.
Players on bench are Dwaine Pretorius, Aiden Markram, and Tabraiz Shamsi.
Pakistan Playing XI are Shoaib Malik (c), Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Amir, Babar Azam, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Usman Khan, Imad Wasim, Fakhar Zaman, Shadab Khan, and Shaheen Afridi.
Substitutes are Shan Masood, Hussain Talat, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali.
Pakistan won the toss and opted to bowl.
South Africa arrived to bat in this South Africa vs Pakistan (2018 – 2019) Fourth ODI Match and lost their first wicket in the end of second over of Quinton de Kock duck out LBW by Shaheen Afridi when the score was 3/1. Second wicket Reeza Hendricks got out as 18/2 in 5.1 overs in Afridi’s over as well. Faf du Plessis (57 runs in 76 balls with five 4s and a six) & Hashim Amla (59 runs 75 balls) made a 101 runs stand for third wicket until 26th over when du Plessis was caught by Hafeez for Shadab Khan as 119/3. Hashim Amla then got out in the first ball of 31st over bowled by Imad Wasim. Rest of the team displayed a poor batting performance and was all out in 41 overs scoring only 164 runs in this contest.
For Pakistan, Usman Khan picked 4 wickets. Shaheen Afridi & Shadab Khan both picked 2 wickets each. Mohammad Amir & Imad Wasim both picked a wicket each in restricting South Africa.
Pakistan arrived in the hope of chasing this easy target to win this South Africa vs Pakistan (2018 – 2019) Fourth ODI Match. Imam-ul-Haq (71 runs in 91 balls with six 4s and a six) & Fakhar Zaman (44 runs in 44 balls) jointly made a first wicket stand until 13.2 overs and 70 runs when Fakhar Zaman got out caught by van der Dussen for Imran Tahir. Babar Azam (41 runs in 52 balls) joined Haq for second wicket and made 94 runs together when Haq got out in 31.2 overs caught by de Kock for Andile Phehlukwayo. Mohammad Rizwan in the end joined Azam to finish the match in 31.3 overs.
For South Africa, Andile Phehlukwaho & Imran Tahir picked a wicket each for their team and South African bowlers failed to defend their total against Pakistan.
RSA 164 (41.0 Ovs)
PAK 168/2 (31.3 Ovs)
Pakistan won this South South Africa vs Pakistan (2018 – 2019) Fourth ODI Match by 8 wickets and Man of the Match was awarded to Usman Khan for his bowling.