In this section, you are going to know about the match of the ICC T20 world cup 2022 played between two strong teams Pakistan and South Africa. This was Pakistan’s 5th match. Before this match, Pakistan lost and won two, two matches. Pakistan did not show its better progress in this tournament. On the other hand South Africa played all its matches very well. One match played with Zimbabwe ended in a draw due to rain.

1st inning Pakistan batting

Muhammad Rizwan and Pakistan skipper Babar Azam came as openers. Both of these batters didn’t play a remarkable inning of the ICC T20 world cup tournament. Muhammad Rizwan made 49 runs only in one match against Zimbabwe and against South Africa he clean bowled in the 1st over of the match.

Left-hand fast bowler Parnell took his wicket. Haris was the next batsman after Muhammad Rizwan. He played very fast and made 28 runs with 3 sixes and 2 fours s by facing only 11 balls. He was lbw out. Nortje a right-hand fast bowler took his wicket. Shan Masood was the next batsman after Haris.

On the second ball of the 6th over Babar Azam caught out. Ngidi a right hand fast bowler took his wicket and  Rabada took his catch. Muhammad Iftikhar was the next batsman after Babar Azam. Shan Masood made only 2 runs facing 6 balls. Nortje took his wicket in his second over.

Muhammad Nawaz was the next batsman after Shan Masood. Muhammad Nawaz and Muhammad Iftikhar increased scores. Both these batters made 51 runs partnership. On the last ball of 13 over Shamsi, a spinner bowler took the wicket of Muhammad Nawaz. He made 28 runs facing 22 balls.

Shadab Khan was the next batter after Muhammad Nawaz. Shadab Khan is one of the best all rounder of the Pakistan cricket team. Muhammad Iftikhar and Shadab Khan made the biggest partnership of 82 runs. Shadab Khan played a fast inning and scored 52 runs by facing only 22 balls.

Nortje took his wicket in the second last ball of his 4th over. Muhammad Waseem Junior was the next batsman after Shadab Khan. He caught out on the next ball Nortje. South African skipper Bavuma took his catch. Waseem Shah came on number 9 for batting.

On the last ball of the final over Muhammad Iftikhar caught out. Rabada took his wicket and Rossouw took the catch. He made 51 runs with 3 fours and 2 sixes by facing 35 balls. Pakistan made a huge target of 185 runs by losing 8 wickets.

2nd the inning South Africa batting

The skipper Temba Bavuma right batsman and Quinton de Kock left hand batsman were openers of South African team. Shaheen Shah Afridi left-hand fast pacer attacked. On the last ball of 1st over of the inning, Quinton de Kock caught out. Haris took his catch. He had gone to the pavilion without making a score.

Rillee Rossouw was the next batter after de Kock. He could not play a long inning and caught out in the 2nd of Shaheen Shah Afridi. Waseem took his catch. . Rillee Rossouw made only 7 score with a six and facing 6 balls. Aiden Markram right-hand bat was the 4th batsman.

South Africa lost its two wickets at only 16 runs. Skipper Temba Bavuma and Aiden Markram increased the runs for the team and made 49 runs partnership. Shadab Khan on the very first ball of his over took skipper Temba Bavuma’s wicket. He was caught behind by Muhammad Rizwan. South Africa skipper Temba Bavuma made 36 runs with 4 fours and 1 six and facing 19 balls.

Heinrich Klaasen’s right hand was the 5th batter. Shadab Khan bowled Aiden Markram on the 3rd ball of his 1st over and South Africa lost its 4th wicket when the score was 66 in the 8th over. Aiden Markram made 20 runs with 4 fours and faced 14 balls. Tristan Stubbs a right-hand bat came at number 6 after Aiden Markram.

It started rain after 9 overs and South Africa score was 69. South Africa lost its 4 wickets. The match was delayed due to rain for 1 or 2 hours. After rain the South Africa team was given a target of 142 in 14 overs. In the second last ball of the 11th over Heinrich Klaasen caught out. He made 15 runs with 3 fours by facing 9 balls. Shaheen Shah took the wicket and Muhammad Waseem caught the catch.

Now South Africa needed 48 runs on 19 balls. Wayne Parnell a left-hand bat came after Heinrich Klaasen. He could not play a long inning and Muhammad Waseem Junior took his wicket. He made only 3 runs by 4 balls. Muhammad Waseem Junior in his next over took Tristan Stubbs’s wicket.

 Muhammad Nawaz took his catch. He made 18 runs with 1 six and 18 balls. Now South Africa needed 41 runs at 8 balls. On the 4th ball of the last over Anrich Nortje caught out. Haris Rauf took his wicket and Haris caught the catch. Pakistan won this match by 33 runs.

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