Karachi: In the Karachi Test, South Africa gave Pakistan an easy target of 88 runs to win which Pakistan achieved at a loss of 3 wickets.
South Africa scored 220 in the first innings in a Test match played at the National Stadium Karachi.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) took to Twitter to share the match report.
— ICC (@ICC) January 29, 2021
In response, the Pakistani team managed to score 378 runs thanks to a century by Fawad Alam and thus gave the host team a 158-run lead in response to which the visiting team was bowled out for 245 runs.
Pakistan lost 3 wickets in pursuit of an easy target of 88 runs given by South Africa. Imran Butt 12. Abid Ali was dismissed for 10 and captain Babar Azam for 30. Azhar Ali remained unbeaten on 31 runs.
Leading Yasir Shah ended the partnership by sending Dussen back to the pavilion for 64 runs.
At the end of the third day, there were only 4 overs left but Francois du Plessis lost his wicket and fell victim to Yasir Shah for 10 runs.
In the next over, the set batsman Makram fell victim to Noman Ali after playing an innings of 74 runs.
For the national team, Yasir Shah took 4 wickets, Noman Ali and Hasan Ali took one wicket each.
On the fourth day, the visitors started their incomplete innings with 187 runs for the loss of 4 wickets
Keshav Maharaj was bowled by Hasan Ali for 2 runs and Yasir Shah ended the innings of captain De Kok. He also managed to score only 2 runs.
Earlier, Pakistan lost 4 wickets for 33 runs on the first day of the game however, middle-order batsman Fawad Alam’s stunning century gave South Africa the lead in the first innings.
Former captains Azhar Ali and Faheem Ashraf also showed responsibility and scored half-centuries.
Fawad Alam gleefully shared the National cricket team’s victory on Twitter and thanked Allah for giving him the opportunity to score a heroic century.
By the grace of Allah Almighty Pakistan 🇵🇰 has won the first test match against South Africa. Scoring a century for my country and being honored as the man of the match makes me feel accomplished.Thank you everyone who believed in me and prayed for me 🙏 #PCB #PAKvSA pic.twitter.com/vGATq1drNM
— Fawad Alam (@iamfawadalam25) January 29, 2021
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