South Africa beat Pakistan by 6 runs in first T-20

South Africa beat Pakistan by 6 runs in first T-20
Cape Town: South Africa defeated Pakistan by six runs in first T-20 of three-match series at Cape Town on Friday.

South Africa posted 192 runs in allotted 20 overs by losing only six wickets.

Firework by the opener Hendricks and later Captain F du Plessis quick-fire fifty helped South Africa to set a big target of 193 runs for Pakistan in the first T-20.

In reply, Pakistan team were only managed to score 186-9 runs in the stipulated overs.

World number one Pakistan have been on a roll in T20I cricket and are on a remarkable run of 12 consecutive series wins.

However, the Proteas will want to bring the momentum from the ODI series into the T20Is.



Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Hussain Talat, Mohammad Rizwan(wk), Shoaib Malik(c), Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Usman Shinwari

South Africa:


Reeza Hendricks, Gihahn Cloete (wk) Faf du Plessis (c), Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Heinrich Klaasen, Andile Phehlukwayo, Chris Morris, Beuran Hendricks, Junior Dala, Tabraiz Shamsi