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SA vs PAK 3rd ODI: Pakistan set xxx target for South Africa- Follow LIVE


SA vs PAK 3rd ODI LIVE: Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Imam ul-Haq help Pakistan set 321 target for South Africa in decider – Follow Live Updates

SA vs PAK 3rd ODI LIVE: Zaman, Azam help Pakistan set 321 target for South Africa in decider- In the 3rd ODI at the SuperSport Park in Centurion, South Africa captain Temba Bavuma won the toss and asked Babar Azam’s Pakistan to bat first. With a slow wicket at disposal, 270-280 total would be a competitive target for the chasing team.

As for the team news, South Africa have been depleted with star players — Quinton de Kock, Lungi Ngidi, Kagiso Rabada, and David Miller — leaving for IPL 2021. Furthermore, in-form Rassie van der Dussen has been ruled out due to a muscle strain. For Pakistan, Shadab Khan will miss out due to a toe injury.

Sent to bat, Imam Ul-Haq and Fakhar Zaman gave Pakistan a solid start, bringing up their 100-run partnership. Imam, after a half-century in the 1st match, followed it up with another while Zaman played yet another solid innings after a wonderful 193-run knock in the last match. The duo put together a 112-run opening stand before Imam departed for 57.

Fakhar Zaman carried on and brought up his sixth ODI century and second of the series with a wonderful 101-run knock of 104 balls, providing Pakistan with the platform to post a huge score. Before he was dismissed by Maharaj, he put up a 94-run stand with Babar Azam.

However, after Zaman’s dismissal, Pakistan lost wickets in regular intervals as South African spinners struck back after being dominated by the visitors the entire morning. In the end, some fine shots from Hasan Ali helped Pakistan post 320/7 total in the decider.

Pakistan Innings 320/7 (50 ovs)

BATSMEN R B 4s 6s SR
Imam-ul-Haq c Verreynne b Maharaj 57 73 3 0 78.08
Fakhar Zaman c †Klaasen b Maharaj 101 104 9 3 97.11
Babar Azam (c) c Verreynne b Phehlukwayo 94 82 7 3 114.63
Mohammad Rizwan st †Klaasen b Maharaj 2 7 0 0 28.57
Sarfaraz Ahmed † c & b Smuts 13 13 2 0 100.00
Faheem Ashraf c & b Markram 1 2 0 0 50.00
Mohammad Nawaz c Bavuma b Markram 4 10 0 0 40.00
Hasan Ali not out 32 11 1 4 290.90
TOTAL (50 Ov, RR: 6.40) 320/7

Yet to bat: Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usman Qadir, Haris Rauf

Fall of wickets: 1-112 (Imam-ul-Haq, 21.2 ov), 2-206 (Fakhar Zaman, 35.3 ov), 3-214 (Mohammad Rizwan, 37.1 ov), 4-246 (Sarfaraz Ahmed, 42.4 ov), 5-249 (Faheem Ashraf, 43.2 ov), 6-257 (Mohammad Nawaz, 45.6 ov), 7-320 (Babar Azam, 49.6 ov)

BOWLING O M R W ECON 0s 4s 6s WD NB
Aiden Markram 10 0 48 2 4.80 30 3 1 0 0
Beuran Hendricks 7 0 38 0 5.42 23 4 0 5 1
Lutho Sipamla 6 0 50 0 8.33 14 4 2 1 1
Daryn Dupavillon 5 0 30 0 6.00 11 3 0 0 0
Andile Phehlukwayo 4 0 37 1 9.25 5 2 2 1 0
Keshav Maharaj 10 1 45 3 4.50 32 3 1 2 0
JJ Smuts 8 0 67 1 8.37 13 3 4 0 0

 

SA vs PAK: South Africa vs Pakistan Series Decider – Playing XI:

Pakistan: Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam (capt), Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk), Mohammad Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Usman Qadir, Haris Rauf

South Africa: Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram, Jon-Jon Smuts, Temba Bavuma (capt), Kyle Verreynne, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Andile Phehlukwayo, Keshav Maharaj, Beuran Hendricks, Daryn Dupavillon, Beuran Hendricks, Lutho Sipamla

Also Read: IPL 2021: Great news for IPL, Bad news for South Africa team, Rabada, De Kock, Ngidi leaves team in lurch to play IPL 2021

Match: RSA vs PAK, 3rd ODI, Pakistan tour of South Africa, 2021

Date: Wednesday, April 07, 2021

Time: 1:30 PM

Venue: SuperSport Park, Centurion

SA vs PAK: South Africa squad

Temba Bavuma (c), Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, Heinrich Klaasen, Kyle Verreynne, JJ Smuts, Andile Phehlukwayo, Sisanda Magala, Wiaan Mulder, Lizaad Williams, Beuran Hendricks, Keshav Maharaj, Tabraiz Shamsi, Junior Dala, Lutho Sipamla, Daryn Dupavillon

Pakistan squad

Babar Azam (c), Abdullah Shafique, Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Danish Aziz, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Sarfaraz Ahmed, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Hasnain, Shaheen Afridi, Usman Qadir, Asif Ali

SA vs PAK 3rd ODI LIVE stream:

The LIVE stream for the third ODI between SA vs PAK will be aired on the Star Sports network and Hotstar- OTT platform.



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