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Pakistan vs South Africa Highlights, ICC Men’s ODI Cricket World Cup 2023



pakistan vs south africa highlights

What an amazing match with all the twist and turn!!

It was Pakistan Vs South Africa in the ICC Men’s ODI Cricket World Cup 2023 Had gone down in history as one of the most exciting and emotional matches ever one can witness. It was a roller-coaster of emotions, a battle of wills, and a witness to the unpredictable beauty of cricket with South Africa coming out As the winner.

Pakistan’s Innings:

Pakistan came up to bat first and set a target of 270 runs for South Africa to chase. Their innings had it all – the star innings of their captain Babar Azam with the bat, who scored a crucial 50 runs for the teams, The lower-middle order was well-complemented by Saud Shakeel, who contributed a significant 52 runs, and the explosive Shadab Khan, who added 43 runs provided the much-needed acceleration. Pakistan had a strong start, but South Africa’s bowlers, particularly Marco Jansen and Tabraiz Shamsi, were relentless, causing a dramatic collapse of their batting lineup in the latter half of the innings.

Best Performers (Pakistan):

  • Best Batsman: Saud Shakeel (52 runs)
  • Best Bowler: Shaheen Afridi (3/45)

South Africa’s Innings:

In response, South Africa’s chasedown was nothing more than a heart-pounding affair. Their opener Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma provided a solid start, but couldn’t maintain the momentum. Aiden Markram was the savior, standing firm with an impressive 91-run innings. His partnership with David Miller was a lifeline for South Africa. After Miller’s departure, it was the all-rounder Marco Jansen who turned the tide of the match, contributing with both bat and ball.

The climax of the match was nothing short of nail nail-biting scene. South Africa needed 6 runs from the final over with just one wicket in hand. The tension was super as Keshav Maharaj and Tabraiz Shamsi, the last two batsmen, faced the Pakistani bowler’s best spacer. With nerves of steel, they managed to score the required runs, and Shamsi’s boundary in the final over sent the stadium into a frenzy. South Africa managed to pull off a tough one-wicket victory.

Best Performers (South Africa):

  • Best Batsman: Aiden Markram (91 runs)
  • Best Bowler: Shamsi (4/60)

This match will be remembered as a fighting spirit and determination of both sides. It was a classic cricket showdown filled with breathtaking moments and a class finish. South Africa emerged as the victors, but it was a match where the underdogs snatched victory from the jaws of defeat, showcasing the unpredictable beauty of cricket. It was a day when emotions ran high, and cricket fans around the world were treated to a spectacle that would be etched in their memories for years to come.

Pakistan Innings: 270/10 (46.4 Overs)

BatsmanRunsBalls4s6sStrike Rate
Shafique c Lungi Ngidi b Marco Jansen9171052.94
Imam-ul-Haq c Klaasen b Marco Jansen12182066.67
Babar Azam (c) c de Kock b Shamsi50654176.92
Rizwan (wk) c de Kock b Gerald Coetzee312741114.81
Iftikhar Ahmed c Klaasen b Shamsi21311167.74
Saud Shakeel c de Kock b Shamsi525270100.00
Shadab Khan c Maharaj b Gerald Coetzee433632119.44
Mohammad Nawaz c Miller b Marco Jansen242412100.00
Shaheen Afridi c Maharaj b Shamsi240050.00
Mohammad Wasim Jr c de Kock b Lungi Ngidi790177.78
Haris Rauf (not out)01000.00

Extras: 19 (b 4, lb 0, w 11, nb 4, p 0)
Powerplay: Over 0.1-10: Runs 58

Fall of Wickets:

  • 20-1 (Shafique, 4.3)
  • 38-2 (Imam-ul-Haq, 6.3)
  • 86-3 (Rizwan, 15.5)
  • 129-4 (Iftikhar Ahmed, 25.1)
  • 141-5 (Babar Azam, 27.5)
  • 225-6 (Shadab Khan, 39.4)
  • 240-7 (Saud Shakeel, 42.1)
  • 259-8 (Shaheen Afridi, 44.2)
  • 268-9 (Mohammad Nawaz, 45.5)
  • 270-10 (Mohammad Wasim Jr, 46.4)

Bowling Figures for South Africa

BowlerOversMaidensRunsWicketsEconomy Rate
Marco Jansen914334.78
Lungi Ngidi7.404515.90
Aiden Markram402005.00
Keshav Maharaj905606.22
Gerald Coetzee704226.00
Tabraiz Shamsi1006046.00

South Africa Innings: 271/9 (47.2 Overs)

Batsman (Dismissal)RunsBalls4s6sStrike Rate
Temba Bavuma (c) (c Saud Shakeel b Mohammad Wasim Jr)282741103.70
Quinton de Kock (wk) (c Mohammad Wasim Jr b Shaheen Afridi)241450171.43
Rassie van der Dussen (lbw b Usama Mir)21390053.85
Aiden Markram (c Babar Azam b Usama Mir)91937397.85
Heinrich Klaasen (c Usama Mir b Mohammad Wasim Jr)121000120.00
David Miller (c Rizwan b Shaheen Afridi)29332287.88
Marco Jansen (c Babar Azam b Haris Rauf)201421142.86
Gerald Coetzee (c Rizwan b Shaheen Afridi)10133076.92
Keshav Maharaj (not out)7211033.33
Lungi Ngidi (c and b Haris Rauf)4140028.57
Tabraiz Shamsi (not out)460066.67
  • Extras: 21 (b 1, lb 5, w 15)
  • Powerplay: Overs:0.1-10:  Runs 67

Fall of Wickets:

  • 34-1 (Quinton de Kock, 3.3)
    • 67-2 (Temba Bavuma, 9.5)
    • 121-3 (Rassie van der Dussen, 18.5)
    • 136-4 (Heinrich Klaasen, 21.4)
    • 206-5 (David Miller, 33.1)
    • 235-6 (Marco Jansen, 36.5)
    • 250-7 (Aiden Markram, 40.2)
    • 250-8 (Gerald Coetzee, 41.1)
    • 260-9 (Lungi Ngidi, 45.3)

Bowling Figures for Pakistan

BowlerOversMaidensRunsWicketsEconomy Rate
Iftikhar Ahmed302307.70
Shaheen Afridi1004534.50
Mohammad Nawaz6.204006.30
Haris Rauf1006226.20
Mohammad Wasim Jr1005025.00
Usama Mir804525.60

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