Pak vs SA 3rd ODI, Pakistan vs South Africa Highlights: South Africa won the 3rd ODI against Pakistan by 13 runs on DLS method at SuperSport Park, Centurion to take 2-1 lead of the ongoing series. Imam-ul-Haq’s century and half-centuries from Babar Azam and Mohammad Hafeez went to waste as Pakistan finished with 317/6.
With the rain refusing to die down and the play being stopped twice, South Africa won the match on DLS method, thanks to a brilliant innings by Reeza Hendricks.
Pakistan in South Africa, 5 ODI Series, 2019SuperSport Park, Centurion 16 February 2019
South Africa 187/2 (33.0)
Pakistan 317/6 (50.0)
Match Ended ( Day - 3rd ODI ) South Africa beat Pakistan by 13 runs (D/L method)
Pak vs SA 3rd ODI Highlights:
With the rain refusing to die down, South Africa win the second ODI by 13 runs on the DLS method and take 2-1 lead. A brilliant innings by Reeza Hendricks to see his side into a winning position.
Play stopped again
Play has again been stopped due to rain. South Africa 187/2 (33), need 131 in 17 overs. DLS par score is 180. 102 balls are left of play.
Partnership crosses 100
The partnership between du Plessis and Hendricks has now crossed 100. South Africa 182/2 (31); need 136 in 19 overs
Reeza Hendricks brings up his second ODI half-century after play resumed. SA are 127/2 after 23 overs; need 191 in 27 overs
Rain subsides and play resumes with the covers coming off. South Africa need 230 from 199 balls.
PLAY STOPPED DUE TO RAIN
It has started raining in Centurion and the play has been stopped. The covers have come on. SA are 88/2 in 16.5 overs. The Duckworth/Lewis/Stern par score has moved to 116 at the 20 over mark to win the match.
Quinton de Kock departs for 33 as Shadab Khan hits the stumps directly. SA are 79/2 after 14.3 overs, need 239 runs to win. Faf du Plessis comes in.
OUT! Pakistan with the breakthrough soon after SA bring up 50. Hashim Amla is dismissed by Hasan Ali for 25. Hasan Ali comes in and strikes immediately to break the threatening 53-run opening stand. SA are 53/1 after 9.2 overs
It has become very windy out in the middle with some rain in the backdrop. The cameramen can be seen struggling to hold onto their stations.
SA begin chase
Mohammad Amir starts for Pakistan as South Africa chase 318 to win the 3rd ODI with Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla at the crease.
Pakistan finish with 317/6
Imam-ul-Haq's century and half-centuries from Babar Azam and Mohammad Hafeez help Pakistan finish with 317/6. South Africa need 318 runs to take series lead
300 up for Pakistan
300 is up for Pakistan with Imad Wasim on 35 off 18! Shoaib Malik and Imad Wasim have put on 50 runs in just 26 deliveries.
Imam-ul-Haq's knock comes to an end soon after century, departs for 101 off 116 balls. Pakistan 250/4 in 43 overs
Imam-ul-Haq slams 100
Imam-ul-Haq, who becomes the second fastest player to 1000 ODI runs, slams his fifth ODI century. He literally shuts his critics up in his celebration. PAK are 247/3
Imam 1000 ODI runs
Imam reaches 1,000 ODI runs in just his 19th innings - the second-fastest to the milestone after his opening partner, Fakhar Zaman
Hafeez 50 and dismissal
Mohammad Hafeez gets dismissed right after slamming his 36th ODI fifty. Phehlukwayo takes a blinder at midwicket. Pakistan are 220/3
200 up for Pakistan
200 up for Pakistan inside 36 overs. Brought up with a Maximum of Shamsi. Pakistan have 14 overs to go.
Reeza Hendricks comes into the attack
Reeza Hendricks is introduced in the attack as Pakistan reach 180/2 after 33 overs. Imam is batting on 75 after facing 93 deliveries, while his partner Hafeez is on 27 from 26 deliveries.
Dale Steyn finally breaks 132-run stand between Babar Azam and Imam-ul-Haq. Babar tries to play across the line but fails to read the slow delivery by Steyn. The ball goes and hits his pad and umpire raises his finger. However, the batsman takes a review but it goes wasted as the ball tracker shows there was no contact with the bat and the ball was hitting the stumps. Mohammad Hafeez is the new man at the crease. PAK: 136/2 (26.4 overs)
Big moment of the match as Tabraiz Shamsi drops Imam-ul-Haq on 53. Imam walks down the crease and slams a flat shot towards the fielder at mid-off, but the fielder messes it up completely. The ball races towards the boundary ropes.
Imam-ul-Haq bring up his half-century
Imam drives the ball towards deep mid-wicket for a boundary to bring up his 5th ODI half-century. Imam along with Babar has constructed a partnership of 119 runs in 129 deliveries as Pakistan reach 123/1 after 25 overs.
100 up for Pakistan
Pakistan bring up their 100 as Imam drives the ball wide of the cover fielder for two runs. Imam and Babar also construct a partnership of 98 runs in 122 deliveries. PAK: 102/1 (22.4 overs)
Babar Azam completes half-century
Babr Azam drives the ball towards deep mid-wicket for a boundary to bring up his half-century. This was his 10th half-century in ODI cricket. PAK: 90/1 (20 overs)
50 up for Pakistan
After early blow, Babar Azam and Imam-ul-Haq guide the Pakistan innings as they cross the 50-run mark. Babar is playing on 31 in 33 deliveries, while Imam is on 19 after facing 36 deliveries.
Brilliant piece of fielding by Beuran Hendricks
Excellent fielding display by Beuran Hendricks as he leaps over the boundary rope and saves four runs for his team. The ball was traveling over the boundary ropes for a six, but the fielder ran across and pulled the ball inside play. After saving the boundary he runs towards the ball and throws it towards the keeper. PAK: 43/1 (10.2 overs)
The debutant Beuran Hendricks gets the first blow. Fakhar Zaman tried to release the pressure, got a leading edge and the ball flew into the air, only to land in Kagiso Rabada's hands inside the cirlce. PAK 8/1
Pakistani openers Imam-ul-Haq and Fakhar Zaman are out in the middle to start the Pakistani innings. Dale Steyn will start the proceedings for South Africa.
Hello and Welcome!
Hello and welcome to the LIVE coverage of the 3rd ODI between South Africa and Pakistan. After going down in the second ODI by 5 wickets, Pakistan would aim for a win today and get back on winning ways.