Latest cricket news from Cape Town: South Africa in the second match test series after defeating Pakistan took this series with 2-0; they won the match by 4 wickets.
This test match was played on the Cape Town’s New Islands Cricket Ground, in fourth day Pakistan started its 2nd incomplete innings from 3 wickets at 100 runs when captain Misbah-ul-Haq and Azhar Ali attended the crease. Both players increased just 14 score. Pakistan had suffered its fourth loss in the shape of Misbah-ul-Haq, he scored 44 runs. On this occasion with Azhar Ali rising edge Asad Shafiq landed in the field. With determination Azhar Ali left Asad Shafiq when the score was 147 runs, he made only 19 runs and wad deported from the field by fylendar.
After Asad Shafiq none of a single batsman could resist against the bowling attack of South Africa and wend back to the Pavilion without disturbing the score too much. Sarfraz Ahmed made 5 runs, 4 Mohammad Irfan 2, Saeed Ajmal 4 and Umar Gul lost his wicket without disturbing the scoreboard. Azhar Ali made highest 65 runs from Pak side, it was like the whole team piled on 169 runs for victory in South Africa. It was an easy target of 182 runs. SA in the second innings Philander remained the successful bowler who took 4 wickets, while Dale Steyn and Peterson showed the path of pavilion to 3 / 3 players.
In response to this South Africa achieved the target after the loss of 6 wickets, South Africa’s Hashim hog scored the most runs in the innings with 58 runs, Abraham D. Willier 36, captain Graeme Smith 29, Kallis 21 runs and D Plyss played the innings of 10 runs, Aylgar 11 and Pietersen was not out on 01. These were their individual scores, Pakistani bowler Saeed Ajmal took 4 wickets while Umar Gul and Tanvir Ahmed took 1.1.
Cape Town, South Africa after defeating the 3-match series 2-0 against Pakistan’s takes decisive edge; the third and final match of the series will be played on February 22, 2013 at Centurion. Stay tuned for more latest cricket news from the cricket world.