Sunday, March 3, 2013

PAKISTAN VS SOUTH AFRICA 2ND T20 | PAKISTAN BEATS SOUTH AFRICA BY 95 RUNS | MOHAMMED HAFEEZ LEADS PAKISTAN TO WIN | STRONG REPLY BY PAKISTAN | PAKISTAN ON TOP OF SOUTH AFRICA | UMAR GUL HEROIC PERFORMANCE | SUPERB HITTING BY AHMED SHEHZAD


PAK VS SA 2ND T20


CENTURION, Republic of South Africa|African country|African nation} : Muhammad Hafeez place a poor check series behind him to guide Islamic Republic of Pakistan to a crushing 95-run win within the second and final Twenty20 international against South Africa at SuperSport Park here on Sunday.

Hafeez beat eighty six and took 3 wickets for twenty five runs, whereas quick bowler Umar Gul took 5 for 6 as South Africa folded to one hundred all come in reply to Pakistan’s 195 for seven in what was effectively a series decider once the primary match in metropolis was washed out.

Appointed Pakistan’s captain within the shortest variety of the sport, Hafeez thrashed four sixes and 9 fours off fifty balls and once he reached seventy three became the primary Pakistani to achieve one,000 runs in T20 internationals.

His innings was in dramatic distinction to his struggles in an exceedingly three-match check series that concluded last week, within which he might score solely forty three runs in six innings at a mean of seven.16

A second wicket partnership of eighty three off forty eight balls with Ahmed Shehzad (46) set Islamic Republic of Pakistan not off course for a colossal total however the innings lost momentum once Hafeez was out off the third ball of the seventeenth over, with the entire on a hundred and seventy.

Hafeez slipped as he stepped back in his crease to hit Rory Kleinveldt to the quilt boundary and he dislodged his bails.

South Africa created a flying begin, with AB DE Villiers batting audaciously because the home facet reached forty eight for one in four overs.

But Gul then took four wickets in six balls, unfold across 2 overs, because the match swung irrevocably in Pakistan’s favour.

In between, DE Villiers was bowled by Muhammad Irfan for thirty six, created off {22|twenty 2} balls with two sixes and 4 fours.