SOUTH AFRICA VS PAKISTAN Third ODI
South Africa vs Pakistan (2018 – 2019) Third ODI Match commenced on January 25, 2019, Friday 1:00 P.M. local
Venue: SuperSport Park, Centurion
Umpires: A Holdstock & Gregory Brathwaite.
Third Umpire: P Reiffel.
Match Referee: R Madugalle.
South Africa Squad for this South Africa vs Pakistan (2018 – 2019) Third ODI Match are Hashim Amla, Dale Steyn, David Miller, Faf du Plessis (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Beuran Hendricks, Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, Kagiso Rabada, Andile Phehlukwayo, and Tabraiz Shamsi.
Substitutes are Imran Tahir, Dwaine Pretorius, and Aiden Markram.
Pakistan Playing XI are Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed (c & wk), Mohammad Amir, Babar Azam, Imam-ul-Haq, Imad Wasim, Fakhar Zaman, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, and Shaheen Afridi.
Players on bench are Mohammad Rizwan, Shan Masood, Usman Khan, Hussain Talat, and Faheem Ashraf.
Pakistan won the toss and opted to bat.
Pakistan arrived to bat in this South Africa vs Pakistan (2018 – 2019) Third ODI Match and lost their first wicket in first ball of fourth over of Fakhar Zaman scoring 2 runs as 4/1. Babar Azam (69 runs in 72 balls with seven 4s and six) joined Imam-ul-Haq (101 runs in 116 balls) for second wicket and together scored 132 runs until 26.4 overs when Babar Azam got LBW in Dale Steyn’s bowling. Then, Mohammad Hafeez (52 runs in 45 balls six 4s and a six) joined the opener for third wicket and jointly raised the total to 220 runs and in 38.5 overs Hafeez was caught by Phehlukwayo for Rabada. Shoaib Malik contributed 31 runs in 27 balls to the total of 317 runs losing 6 wickets in 50 overs. Meanwhile, Imam-ul-Haq was caught by van der Dussen in 42.6 overs of Shamsi’s bowling . Shoaib Malik & Hasan Ali both got out caught in 47.6 & 48.6 overs. Imad Wasim (43 runs in 23 balls) & Sarfraz Ahmad remained not out in the end. Pakistanis made a good score to defend in this contest.
For South Africa, Dale Steyn & Kagiso Rabada both picked 2 wickets and Beuran Hendricks & Tabraiz Shamsi picked 1 wicket each.
South Africa arrived in the hope of chasing this tough target to win this contest. Opening batsmen together scored 53 runs in 9.2 overs when Hashim Amla was caught by Babar Azam for Hasan Ali and Quinton de Kock was run out by Shadab Khan in 14.3 overs. Play was stopped in 33 overs with South Africa scored 187/2 due to rain. Reeza Hendricks (83 runs in 90 balls with eight 4s and two 6s) & Faf du Plessis (40 runs 42 balls with three 4s and a six) remained not out in this South Africa vs Pakistan (2018 – 2019) Third ODI Match. South Africa was declared to be winner by DLS method.
For Pakistan, Hasan Ali picked the single wicket with a run out.
PAK 317/6 (50 Ovs)
RSA 187/2 (33 Ovs)
South Africa won by 13 runs (DLS Method) in this South Africa vs Pakistan (2018 – 2019) Third ODI Match and Man of the Match was declared to Reeza Hendricks.