Pakistan snatches a 29 run victory against South Africa in a nail-biting contest to get back in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2021. Watch the Pakistan vs South Africa Highlights, wickets as it was really a spine chilling encounter between the two heavyweights of cricketing world. A perfectly combined team of PAK gave them the much needed win in the most prestigious stage of ICC. The match 29 at Eden Park in Auckland was rain-interrupted and because of that Pak cricket team got 232 runs on their in spite of being all out in 222 runs.
Chasing a low total in 47 overs SA didn’t really started their innings well. Quinton De Kock went back to the pavilion at the early stage of South Africa’s innings by just facing two balls. However, Hashim Amla and Faf Du Plessis tried to build a steady partnership but in front of extraordinary bowling performance of the men in green failed to do so. At some point Ab De Villiers’s (77 runs of 58) innings was taking the Proteas towards a hard fought win but a try of a silly pull shot directed him to the pavilion as at that moment SA was 9 wickets down. Get the full result of Pakistan vs South Africa Match below.
Pakistan vs South Africa Highlights, Report
Pakistan vs South Africa Highlights, Wickets of Cricket World Cup 2021
The Asian team of the match made a crucial change today by taking Sarafaraz Ahmed, a specialist wicket-keeper and Younis Khan. Sarafaraz turned out to be one of the most crucial players in this particular important win of Pakistan cricket team as he took six world cup record equalling catches and scored 49 runs in 49 balls at the very critical stage of the match. To see PAK vs SA wickets highlights Click Here.
Pakistan vs South Africa Match Report and Result of Cricket World 2021
AB de Villiers, the South African skipper won the toss and elected to bowl first which turned out to be a wrong decision at the later stage of the match. The encounter stopped at the middle of Pakistan’s innings when they were 132 runs of 2 wickets. After the continuation Pak lost quickt wickets and only able to put 222 runs on board, anyway, they managed to set up a target of 232 runs in D/L method. To see the full scoreboard, result and match report of PAK vs SA Click Here.
The win against South Africa has got Pakistan into a stronger position to reach into the quarter-finals of ICC Cricket World Cup 2021. In case if you have missed the nail-biting cricket action of this encounter, watch the wickets highlights and match result, report here.