SOUTH AFRICA VS PAKISTAN, 2018-19
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Dean Elgar and Faf du Plessis persecuted the fourth morning. © AFP
South Africa pursuing the 41 runs needed for a series win against Pakistan On the fourth day of the second test in Newlands, he easily took the lead 2-0 in the three-game series and it took less than ten he had completed the task on Sunday (6 January) win by game was forced into the fourth day after Pakistan had retired late on the third day 294.
The new opening pair of Theunis de Bruyn and Dean Elgar would have u p procedures after Aiden Markram had problems with his quad muscle. However, De Bruyn's grief in the steady format continued when he was led by Mohammad Abbas's doorman to tickle Sarfraz Ahmed for four.
Hashim Amla retired after a bouncer attacked him on the inside of his biceps. The veteran evidently left his face, leaving Elgar and skipper Faf du Plessis to do the work. The pair finally made it to unbeaten level with Elgar on 24, when South Africa won its first victory in 2019. It was fitting for du Plessis, as the winning rounds were scored, given his outstanding century in the first innings that helped them
South Africa and Pakistan will close their horns in Johannesburg on January 11th.
Short Results : Pakistan 177 & 294 (Shan Masood 61, Asad.) Shafiq 88, Babar Azam 74; Dale Steyn 4-85, Kagiso Rabada 4-61) lost to South Africa 413 & 43/1 (Dean Elgar 24 *) through nine wickets