Player of the Match
Player of the Match

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Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

F du Plessis
F du Plessis
78(45) 6x4 - 4x6
Control %68%
  • Productive Shot
  • flick
  • 14 runs
  • 0x4 - 0x6
18 0 5 2 12 10 4 27
RR Hendricks
RR Hendricks
74(41) 8x4 - 2x6
Control %85%
  • Productive Shot
  • flick
  • 23 runs
  • 2x4 - 0x6
5 0 20 10 10 13 4 12

Best performances - Bowlers

Usman Shinwari
O4
M0
R31
W3
Eco7.75
RHB
OFFLEG
2W
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
T Shamsi
T Shamsi
O4
M0
R33
W2
Eco8.25
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W1W

Commentator: @debayansen

END OF OVER:
20 | 9 Runs 1 Wkt | PAK: 186/9 (7 runs required, RR: 9.30)

  • Shadab Khan7 (4b)
  • Usman Shinwari0 (0b)
  • Chris Morris4-0-39-2
  • Junior Dala4-0-44-0

Kobus: "A proud South African following the game on cricinfo. Currently in Poland. Thanks guys. You commentated as if i am watching it on the TV. " --- Thank you Kobus. And I learn that David Miller is indeed the Player of the Match. Thanks for your company this Friday evening. This is Debayan Sen signing off for the moment on behalf of my colleaugues Ranjith P, Liam Brickhill and Danyal Rasool. See you in a couple of days' time for the second T20. Good night and have a nice weekend, wherever you are tuning in from

Usama Ali: "Great match with very small margins. Pakistan will think about all the direct hits they missed. That chance that Hussain Talat had when he didn't go for the catch of Hendricks...Hendricks hit two fours straight after that. As I say, very small margins can be costly. Well played SA"

Anim: "Someone said pak will lose by 8 runs. Its close enough.. "

Brian Roberts: "Surely 6 wickets by a fielder is a record?"

9.40pm What a game this has turned out to be in the end. Pakistan showing enough to suggest why this three-match series will be a humdinger all the way through. It's a six-run win for South Africa, and most of it powered along by David Miller in the field. Four catches and two run-outs -- the commentators confirm that this is a South African record -- but Pakistan gave it an almighty good go. When Hussain Talat and Babar Azam were cobbling together a good partnership for the second wicket, it was a good tight spell of bowling in tandem from Andile Phehlukwayo and Shamsi that brought the hosts back into the equation. This breaks a sequence of 11 consecutive successful chases in T20Is by Pakistan, a record for any team

Dr. Faizy: "Miller will haunt me for the rest of the night."

Abhinav Ojha: "The 2nd match of the 1986 Champions Trophy was between the mighty West Indies and Pakistan. West Indies won the match by nine wickets, but it was not because of their furious fast-bowlers, but because of their "flying Caribbean" Gus Logie. It was the first time in cricket history that a fielder was adjudged as the Man of Match"

19.6
1
Morris to Shadab Khan, 1 run, gone for a swing across the line, and Cloete runs across from his position, and DROPS IT!

Aftab wazeer: "Millar has been everywhere today.. some one is praying u from pakis dear .. guess who!! SARFARAZZ"

19.5
2
Morris to Shadab Khan, 2 runs, full, and he looks to drive it down the ground, but it goes towards long on, where Miller effects a save

Fahad Saeed: "Miller why you so cruel today? "

19.4
4
Morris to Shadab Khan, FOUR runs, full ball, and he thumps it down the ground towards long off
19.3
W
Morris to Shoaib Malik, OUT, full ball, and he has hit it high, and Miller takes it! It was delivered full, fast, and Malik was looking to get under it enough to go over long on...but then Miller could probably have gone a few feet high off the ground tonight and taken this off the ground. As it stood, he didn' t need to fly...though I wouldn't put it beyond him tonight!

Shoaib Malik c Miller b Morris 49 (53m 31b 5x4 1x6) SR: 158.06

19.2
1b
Morris to Shadab Khan, 1 bye, full, and this time, it beats the inside edge, and just shaves the outside of off stump. The batsmen cross over for a bye

Noel: "Pakistan need Carlos Brathwaite for the the last over to win this."

19.1
1
Morris to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, full, and fast, and he looks to whip it towards midwicket, and can only get a single

16 off this last over, which will be bowled by Chris Morris

Ali: "Question.... Did any fielder ever get a man of the match? " --- There may have been more, but I remember this from another South African

Pakistan 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st4Babar AzamFakhar Zaman
2nd81Babar AzamHussain Talat
3rd8Shoaib MalikBabar Azam
4th20Shoaib MalikAsif Ali
5th5Shoaib MalikImad Wasim
6th26Shoaib MalikFaheem Ashraf
7th8Shoaib MalikMohammad Rizwan
8th12Shoaib MalikHasan Ali
9th15Shoaib MalikShadab Khan
10th7Usman ShinwariShadab Khan