Pakistan wins ODI series against South Africa with another Fakhar 100

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Pakistan wins ODI series against South Africa with another Fakhar 100
Pakistan win by 28 runs, clinch ODI series against South Africa

Pakistan beat hosts South Africa in South Africa by 28 runs in the three-match ODI series 2-1 to reconsolidate its position as the team to beat in world cricket in the 50-over format.

Captain Babar Azam was awarded the man of the match award for his century knock that enabled Pakistan to set a 321-run target for the hosts.

Fakhar made 101 and captain Babar Azam 94 from 82 balls to propel Pakistan to 320-7 batting first at SuperSport Park.

Opener Fakhar Zaman hit a second successive century to help Pakistan win the deciding one-day international against South Africa by 28 runs and take the series 2-1 on Wednesday.

Pakistan’s opening batsman Fakhar Zaman added more jewels to his crown as well with a second consecutive century against South Africa.

The 31-year-old batsman smashed 101 off 104, hitting 9 fours and smashing 3 sixes to help Pakistan post 320/7 in the third ODI at Centurion.

Left-arm spinner Mohammad Nawaz and fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi gained three wickets each, with Afridi ending things by clean bowling Keshav Maharaj and last man Daryn Dupavillon.

It’s the first time Pakistan has begged victory an ODI series in South Africa since 2013.