South Africa clinched a straightforward 9-wicket win against Pakistan to shoot a way the string with one game in hand.
South Africa started the day with only 41 runs to chase plus so they needed just 9.5 overs to chase it down with the loss of one wicket. Meanwhile, the Hashim Amla had to return to this pavilion retired hurt after delivery at the 6th over from Mohammad Amir struck Amla to the elbow.
Dean Elgar (24*) and also skipper Faf du Plessis (3*) done off things to South Africa and procured a comfortable win at New Lands.
Formerly, Pakistan did set up a struggle, substantially compared for their first innings entry. Shan Masood and Asad Shafiq were superb, and also their durability should be commended. They included 132 to maintain southafrica from increasing.
But then, southafrica fell straight back once again to bowl Pakistan out to 294 with an outcome of just 40, that has beenn’t to pose much threat into the hosts. South Africa skipper was given the man of the game to get scoring one hundred in the first innings. The hosts will move into the Wanderers Stadium for the last Evaluation at the place where they’ll soon be seeking to wash sweep Pakistan.
Pakistan- 177, 294
South Africa- 431, 43/1 (9.5 Ovs)