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Pakistan vs South Africa 1st T20I Highlights: South Africa win by 6 runs as Miller shines on field

Pakistan vs South Africa 1st T20I Highlights: Pakistan's record of 11 T20 wins came to a halt as South Africa beat them by 6 runs in the first T20I at Newlands on Friday

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Pakistan vs South Africa 1st T20I Highlights: Visitors look to assert supremacy against hosts. (AP)

Pakistan vs South Africa 1st T20I Highlights: Pakistan’s record of 11 T20 wins came to a halt as South Africa beat them by 6 runs in the first T20I at Newlands on Friday. In a closely fought encounter, the match went down to the last over where 16 were needed but the home team held their nerves to eke out a win. Malik scored 49  while Shamsi picked 2/33. But the stand out performer was David Miller with 4 catches and 2 direct hits. Chasing 193, Pakistan ended at 186/9 (20 ovs)

Earlier, 78 from captain Faf du Plessis and a rapid 74 from Reeza Hendricks helped South Africa up to 192/6 at the end of their innings. Usman Shinwari took three wickets for Pakistan.

Pakistan in South Africa, 3 T20I Series, 2019Newlands, Cape Town 22 May 2019

South Africa 192/6 (20.0)

vs

Pakistan 186/9 (20.0)

Match Ended ( Day - 1st T20I ) South Africa beat Pakistan by 6 runs

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Pakistan vs South Africa 1st T20: Highlights

SA win by 6 runs

A catch dropped off the last ball but it doesn't matter- South Africa have won the match by 6 runs. PAK- 186/9 (20 ovs). It was a close match in the end- Malik scored 49  while Shamsi picked 2/33. But the stand out performer was David Miller with 4 catches and 2 direct hits

GONE!

OUT! Chris Morris gets rid off Shoaib Malik for 49. Pakistan need 14 off 3 balls PAK- 179/9

Expensive over

Expensive over from Junior Dala and 16 runs needed from the last over. Shoaib Malik on strike. Chris Morris will open the last over. Will Pakistan win or SA defend? Stay tuned

Expensive over

Expensive over from Junior Dala and 16 runs needed from the last over. Shoaib Malik on strike. Chris Morris will open the last over. Will Pakistan win or SA defend? Stay tuned

WICKET!

OUT! B Hendricks picks up Hasan Ali for 11. PAK- 164/8

Drama at Newlands

B Hendricks drops a catch but in trying to sneak a double Rizwan runs himself out! David Miller with the direct hit- Yet Again! PAK- 152/7

OUT!

WICKET! Just as Pakistan were getting their chase on track, Faheem falls for 8. PAK- 144/6

SIX!

Big six to end the over as Faheem Ashraf and Shoaib Malik  look to get their side’s chase back on track. PAK need another 61 runs to win in 30 balls. PAK- 132/5 after 15 overs

Shamsi spells trouble for Pakistan

WICKET! Another one for Shamsi! The wickets are falling now, as Miller takes another catch, with new man Imad Wasim gone for 4. Pak- 118/5

OUT!

Asif Ali pulls it straight to Miller at deep mid-wicket. Asif Ali is out for 13(7). Morris celebrates. PAK-113/4

Pakistan in the hunt

14 runs off the Dala over. Pakistan are still in the hunt. Pakistan need 86 runs in 48 balls. PAK- 107/3 12 ovs

DIRECT HIT!

Outstanding fielding by David Miller catches Babar Azam unaware. Azam had backed up quite a lot, there was no way back after Miller stopped the ball at short mid-wicket. PAK- 93/3

OUT!

Shamsi tosses it up and induces the false shot off Talat Hussain (40). The pressure pays off! Talat goes for the big hit over long off. But going against the wind seems to be the undoing. Pakistan 85/2 after 10 ovs 

Time for Spin

Tabraiz Shamsi is introduced into the attack. South Africa looking for a breakthrough here. Pakistan are 65/1 after 7 ovs. Target 193

POWERPLAY ENDS

An eventful end to the powerplay! Skipper Du Plessis reviewed an LBW decision but it is umpires call.  The chase is on and bit more protection for Phehlukwayo who comes on to bowl. PAK-58/1 

FIFTY up for Pakistan

Pakistan-50/1 after 5 overs. Pakistan needs 143 runs in 90 balls. Babar Azam (26 of 15) and Hussain Talat (22 of 14) keeping the partnership going. 

Pakistan steady

2 fours and a wide of Juniro Dala's over | Pakistan are steady with Babar Azam and Hussain Talat at the crease PAK- 39/1 after 4 ovs

SIX!

Babar Azam with a short arm jab over the fine leg area and it clears the fence. Pakistan continues to surge forward. PAK 27/1 30 ovs  

Pakistan resume

Pakistan resumes their chase and loose and early a wicket. Fakhar Zaman is out for 4. Babar Azam and Hussain Talat are at the crease. PAK- 16/1 after 2 ovs

SA- 192/6 after 20 ovs

A brilliant last over by Faheem Ashraf as he conceded just 7 runs and picked up the wicket of Miller. Pakistan have done brilliantly  to pull things back in the last five overs, conceding just 35 runs and picking up 5 wickets fell SA- 192/6 (20 ovs)

WICKET!

GONE! Wickets falling in a hurry as Morris is out for 1. Hasan Ali picks up the wicket. SA- 178/5

WHAT A CATCH!

Shadab Khan picks up a fine diving catch at long-on as Hendricks departs for 74. Once again the unpredictable nature of Pakistan comes to the forefront- a drop and a superb catch in the same over! SA- 176/4

Dropped!

Slower one by Shinwari and Hendricks who mistimes the pull- Talat, the fielder running in from deep square-leg, fails to judge the distance and the ball falls short! poor fielding. And a boundary off the next ball - insult to injury. SA- 172/3 after 17.2 ovs

WICKET!

WICKET! Outstanding catch behind the wickets by Rizwan. Shinwari gets two in one over! vd Dussesn is gone for a duck. SA- 157/3

OUT!

Du Plessis tries to go for the big hit but can't time the low full toss. He is out for 78. Good catch by Malik at mid-off.  SA- 157/2 after 15. 2 ovs

SA reach 150

A quick single of Shadab and 150 comes up for the Proteas. This has been exceptional batting from Faf du Plessis (77) and Reeza Hendricks (55) SA- 150/1 after 14.3 ovs 

100 run partnership

100 run partnership comes up! Brilliant batting by Faf du Plessis and Reeza Hendricks. They took just 58 balls. SA- 128/1 after 13 ovs

Expensive over

Another great over! 13 runs off it for the Proteas as the partnership between R. Hendricks (48) and Du Plessis (51) stands at 90 runs. SA- 116/1 after 12 ovs

FIFTY!

FIFTY! Faf du Plessis gets to his half-century with a boundary over mid-wicket. He is really turning it on here! A six and a four of the over again. Can South Africa reach 200? SA- 103/1

Halfway Mark: SA - 88/1

It has been a good start with the bat for the Proteas in Cape Town, the hosts making 88/1 off their first 10 overs with Faf du Plessis on 40 and Reeza Hendricks on 31.

Imad Wasim finishes his spell

An economical spell by Imad Wasim comes to an end. He bowled four overs and conceded 23 runs and picked up one wicket. SA- 71/1

SIX! WHAT A SHOT

Faf du Plessis bends down on his knees and scoops one over the third man area. This is an exceptional class and what an adjustment to bend down and get one over. SA - 62/1 after 7 ovs

POWERPLAY ENDS: SA- 48/1 after 6 ovs

South Africa have lost one wicket but are on course for a total above 160. Meanwhile, Quinton de Kock ruled out of T20I series. He will be replaced by Janneman Malan.

FOUR, FOUR!

Back to back boundaries for Faf du Plessis. He is taking the attack to Hasan Ali. Both the shots are past the third man area. He is maneuvering the field well. SA- 39/1 after 5 ovs

OUT!

GONE! Imad Wasim gets rid off Cloete for 12 as Pakistan draw first blood. The ball was angling away and Cloete went for the uppish drive which landed straight into the hands of point. SA- 26/1

Good start for SA

Second boundary for Cloete (11)! Over the fielder in the inner ring at mid-off. Hendricks on eight. South Africa move to 19/0 after 2 overs

Play begins

Hendricks and Cloete open the innings. Shoaib Malik will open the attack for Pakistan.  A four and a six off the first over. The gamble does not pay off. SA- 12/0

South Africa Playing XI:

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

Pakistan Playing XI:

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

TOSS!

Pakistan win the toss and elect to field first. One forced change for the visitors as Mohammad Hafeez is ruled out of today's game with a hamstring injury.

Squads-

South Africa: Asif Ali, Babar Azam, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Hasan Ali, Hussain Talat, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hafeez, Sahibzada Farhan, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Shoaib Malik (c), Usman Khan, Mohammad Rizwan

Pakistan: Faf du Plessis (c), Gihahn Cloete, Junior Dala, Quinton de Kock, Beuran Hendricks, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Chris Morris, Willem Mulder, Andile Phehlukwayo, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, Lutho Sipamla