To mark Pakistan’s win in opposition to South Africa, ICC modifications Twitter cowl

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The Pakistan staff pose for {a photograph} after successful the collection after the third one-day worldwide (ODI) cricket match between South Africa and Pakistan at SuperSport Park in Centurion on April 7, 2021. — AFP/File

Following Pakistan’s 2-1 collection victory in opposition to South Africa, the International Cricket Council (ICC) Thursday modified its Twitter cowl to mark it.

Pakistan defeated South Africa by 28 runs within the third and ultimate One-Day International at SuperSport Park, Centurion.

Their victory was constructed on Fakhar Zaman’s good century, his second in as many matches, captain Babar Azam’s 94, Hasan Ali’s glowing 32 not out, and Mohammad Nawaz’s and Shaheen Shah Afridi’s three-fers.

Fakhar stretched his wonderful run of type from Johannesburg to Centurion because the left-handed batsman smashed 104-ball 101, embellished with 9 fours and three sixes that set the platform for Pakistan to put up 320 for seven. Babar was named participant of the match award, whereas Fakhar was awarded participant of the collection.

He offered the vacationers with an ideal begin to the innings with Imam-ul-Haq, who scored a breezy 57 off 73. Later, he established a 94-run stand for the second wicket with Babar, whose beautiful strokeplay noticed him strike seven fours and three sixes off 82 balls.

Janneman Malan and Aiden Markram offered South Africa with a fast begin with a 54-run partnership in 9 overs. Shaheen Shah Afridi dismissed Markram with a size supply which took the within edge on its method to Sarfaraz Ahmed’s gloves.

Debutant Usman Qadir dismissed Smuts earlier than Mohammad Nawaz’s left-arm orthodox accounted for Malan, Bavuma, and Heinrich Klaasen because the hosts discovered themselves tottering at 140 for 5.

The fifties from Kyle Verreynne and Phehlukwayo introduced South Africa again into the competition as they put a 108-run stand for the sixth wicket earlier than Haris Rauf despatched the previous again to the pavilion within the 44th over. Phehlukwayo grew to become Hasan’s first wicket within the subsequent over and Haris struck once more in his subsequent.

South Africa misplaced their ultimate wicket on the third ball of the ultimate over on a scorching Shaheen’s yorker.