South Africa vs Pakistan, 3rd T20I Match Summary

Pakistan in South Africa, 3 T20I Series, 2019

South Africa vs Pakistan Scorecard
Pakistan in South Africa, 3 T20I Series, 2019
Match Ended   
141/9 (20.0/20)
168/9 (20.0/20)
Pakistan beat South Africa by 27 runs
  • Man of the match
    Shadab Khan
  • Man of the series
    David Miller
PAK 168/9
Bat Top batsman
26 (22)
  • 3x4s
  • 0x6s
  • 118.18SR
25 (20)
  • 0x4s
  • 2x6s
  • 125SR
Bowl Top Bowler
ECON 3.5
ECON 6.75
SA 141/9
Bat Top batsman
55 (29)
  • 5x4s
  • 3x6s
  • 189.65SR
41 (35)
  • 2x4s
  • 2x6s
  • 117.14SR
Bowl Top Bowler
ECON 6.75
ECON 8.5
Blanked 3-0 in the Tests, pipped 3-2 in the ODIs and beaten 2-1 in the T20Is. The Pakistan team fought hard in the white ball leg but they head home without any silverware. South Africa would definitely be pleased with this performance and will be looking forward to the Tests at home against Sri Lanka coming up. Thus, a pretty long tour consisting all the formats comes to an end and we saw the visitors being outplayed. Hope you enjoyed the coverage as much as we enjoyed bringing it to you. Take care and cheers!
David Miller, the captain of the South African team is also the Man of the Series. He is happy that the Proteas came out and showed their class in all three formats. Says that he enjoyed captaining the side in the T20Is, and thanks his teammates for supporting him and helping him all the way. Applauds the people who got the chance and put their hand up to beat the number 1 side in the world. Reckons that the Pakistani bowling attack is one of the best in the world but it was great the way they played them and got to the victory. He now walks over to collect the trophy and calls over his teammates for the shutterbugs. Lots of smiles around and South Africa must be really pleased by the performance in all 3 formats in this long drawn-out tour.
Shadab Khan is the Man of the Match for his all-round performance tonight. Feels that it was a plan to just wait for the last over and then smash how much ever is possible in it. Mentions it was a great tour for them and a lovely learning curve for all of the youngsters. Reckons it was good to come out of the comfort zone of UAE and then bowl here where he did not find it so easy.
Shoaib Malik, Pakistan's captain is happy with the win and says that it is good that there are some smiling faces at the end of the night. Feels that they were good in the white ball leg of the tour but concedes that they need to be better in the crunch situations. Reckons that they could have won the series but feels that what is important is to learn from this and come back and do better if they are in the same position again. Praises Shaheen Afridi and mentions that he is talented but needs to continue learning and improve day by day. Laughs slightly when he is asked as to how Pakistan unearth fast bowlers all the time but mentions that it is good for his country, also puts a lot of praise on Babar Azam and Imam-ul-Haq as well. Continues to say that it was a good learning curve for them and mentions it is important to play well abroad. Signs off by congratulating the South African team for winning all 3 series.
South Africa were maybe complacent. Had a very bad Powerplay and then the pressure got the better of them. Miller, Rassie didn't find the gaps and left Morris with too much to do. Earlier on in the evening, the hosts had Pakistan well under control but a final burst from Shadab Khan ensured Pakistan get to 168. It proved to be the difference in the end. Stay tuned for the final presentation of the tour.
The visitors started well picking up two early wickets in the Powerplay. That pegged the hosts back. They then got the big wickets of Klaasen, Miller and Rassie at regular intervals stopping the flow of runs. Morris got to his maiden T20I fifty but was left with plenty to get in the end. Imad bowled 4 overs at a stretch and was brilliant. Amir got 3 while Shaheen gave him good company. All the bowlers got a wicket with Shadab and Ashraf bagging a brace.
What a win for Pakistan. They manage to comfortably by 27 runs in the end. After the first innings, majority thought that 168 was below par but they have bowled out of their skin and defended this target.
Shaheen Afridi To Chris Morris
A perfect yorker to end the match and the tour, kept out towards point by Morris. Afridi ends a super night for him with the ball having figures of 4-0-23-1 and Pakistan will be smiling at least with the result tonight. THEY WIN THIS GAME BY 27 RUNS BUT THE SERIES IS TAKEN BY SOUTH AFRICA 2-1.
Shaheen Afridi To Chris Morris
SIX! Too little too late but nonetheless a fifty for Morris. His first in T20Is. A length ball on the pads, flicked away and the ball goes deep into the crowd at the mid-wicket region.
Shaheen Afridi To Chris Morris
SIX! One away from the fifty now. A length ball on the middle stump line, Morris stands tall and swings this away over deep mid-wicket for a biggie.
Shaheen Afridi To Chris Morris
Leading edge and the full length ball on the pads flies to deep point on the bounce. The single is not taken. Morris wants a 50 here it seems.
Shaheen Afridi To Chris Morris
Slower ball angles across Morris who swings but connects with thin air.
Shaheen Afridi To Chris Morris
DROPPED! Short ball over the stumps, Morris goes for the pull but gets a top edge to it. Afridi goes for it himself but puts it down.
Shaheen Afridi to bowl out.
over 19 : 129/9
7 runs
T. Shamsi
0 (1)
C. Morris
43 (23)
F. Ashraf
Faheem Ashraf To Tabraiz Shamsi
Yorker on the pads, worked away to fine leg but the single is not taken. 40 runs needed off 6 balls now. Faheem after one 21-run over ends with figures of 4-0-38-2.
Tabraiz Shamsi is the last man in.
Faheem Ashraf To Lutho Sipamla OUT!
OUT! Disturbs the stumps! A fuller length ball on middle and too good for the number 10 bat. Sipamla looks to flick it away but misses. Ashraf hits and South Africa just have one wicket left now.
Faheem Ashraf To Chris Morris
Another excellent yorker, too good from Faheem. Morris takes a single by keeping it out towards point.
Faheem Ashraf To Chris Morris
Length ball on the pads, front-arm pull away from deep mid-wicket for a couple of runs.
Faheem Ashraf To Chris Morris
Brilliant comeback from Ashraf. Yorker right at Morris' toes and he can only jam it out to point. Dot ball.
Faheem Ashraf To Chris Morris
FOUR! Smashed back over the bowler's head. A half-volley outside off, Morris swings through the line and hits it over the head of Faheem. No chance for long off to come around there.
Match Detail
  • Series Pakistan In South Africa, 3 T20I Series, 2019
  • Venue SuperSport Park, Centurion
  • Weather Clear
  • Toss South Africa won the toss and elected to field
  • Result Pakistan beat South Africa by 27 runs
  • Man of the match Shadab Khan
  • Man of the series David Miller
  • Umpire Bongani Jele (SA), Adrian Holdstock (SA) and Allahudien Paleker (SA)
  • Referee Ranjan Madugalle (SL)
Match Notes
  • Pakistan 50/2 in 6.0 overs
  • Mandatory Powerplay (1-6): Pakistan 50/2
  • Pakistan 100/5 in 12.5 overs
  • Pakistan 152/9 in 19.2 overs
  • Mandatory Power play (1-6): South Africa 24/2
  • South Africa 50/3 in 8.5 overs
  • Referral 1 (12.6 ovs): A Phehlukwayo against PAK (LBW) Unsuccessful (SA:0, PAK:1)
  • South Africa 100/6 in 13.5 overs
  • C Morris dropped on 43 by S Afridi in 19.1 overs
  • C Morris maiden T20I fifty: 55 runs in 28 balls (5x4) (3x6)
Match Poll

Who will win the match?

Player Teams Runs Avg.
Babar Azam PAK 151 50.33
Reeza Hendricks SA 107 35.66
Hussain Talat PAK 98 32.66
David Miller SA 88 44.00
Rassie van der Dussen SA 86 28.66
Player Teams Wickets Eco.
Beuran Hendricks SA 8 7.63
Chris Morris SA 6 9.27
Andile Phehlukwayo SA 5 8.66
Mohammad Amir PAK 3 6.75
Imad Wasim PAK 3 4.25