Fakhar Zaman guides Pakistan to win in ODI collection in opposition to South Africa

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Pakistan´s Haris Rauf (2nd L) celebrates with teammates after the dismissal of South Africa´s Kyle Verreynne (not seen) through the third one-day worldwide (ODI) cricket match between South Africa and Pakistan at SuperSport Park in Centurion on April 7, 2021. — AFP

Fakhar Zaman hit his second successive century and captain Babar Azam made 94 to arrange a 28-run win for Pakistan within the series-deciding third and ultimate one-day worldwide in opposition to South Africa in Centurion on Wednesday.

South Africa’s probabilities of chasing down Pakistan’s whole of 320 for seven have been successfully snuffed out by left-arm spinner Mohammad Nawaz, who took three wickets in successive overs to scale back the hosts to 140 for 5 within the 28th over.

Promising batsman Kyle Verreynne (62) and all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo (54) placed on 108 off 100 balls for the sixth wicket however each have been dismissed within the area of seven balls. South Africa have been bowled out for 292.

Brief scores:

Pakistan 320-7 in 50 overs (Imam-ul Haq 57, Fakhar Zaman 101, Babar Azam 94; Okay. Maharaj 3-45)

South Africa 292 in 49.Three overs (J. Malan 70, Okay. Verreynne 62, A Phehlukwayo 54; Shaheen Shah Afridi 3-58, Mohammad Nawaz 3-34)

Result: Pakistan gained by 28 runs

Series: Pakistan gained the three-match collection 2-1

Toss: South Africa