RAWALPINDI: Pakistan cricket captain Babar Azam was overjoyed after the inexperienced shirts defeated South Africa on residence soil after 18 lengthy years, praising his aspect’s “never-say-die” angle.
Taking to Twitter after Pakistan defeated the Proteas within the second and remaining Check match of the collection, the Pakistani skipper vowed the inexperienced shirts will give extra spectacular performances within the days to return..
“What makes me absolutely proud of my pack is their never say die attitude. More power to you @iMRizwanPak, @RealHa55an, @iFaheemAshraf, and @iShaheenAfridi. Even sky is not the limit for us, in sha Allah. Special shout out to @OfficialCSA – well fought. #PAKvSA #PakistanZindabad,” he tweeted.
Pakistani right-arm pacer Hasan Ali remained the choose of the bowlers of this Check match, ending with spectacular figures of 5-60 to file his finest match figures of 11-114 and assist dismiss South Africa — who had been set a frightening 370 to chase — for 274 earlier than the tea break.
Hasan’s new-ball accomplice Shaheen Shah Afridi completed with 4-51, whereas spinner Yasir Shah took the final wicket to spark jubilation among the many Pakistan gamers.
Opener Aiden Markram scored a combating 108 and Temba Bavuma 61.
They placed on a 106-run stand for the fourth wicket to provide Pakistan a scare earlier than the hosts took the sport away from the Proteas.