Bavuma's run out
Bavuma’s run out. (Photograph Supply: Isuru Sameera Peiris/Gallo Pictures)

Pakistan defeated South Africa in Match 36 of the T20 World Cup 2022 by a snug margin of 33 runs in a rain-affected sport on the SCG. Wayne Parnell cleaned up Mohammad Rizwan for simply 4 runs within the very first over whereas Mohammad Haris took on the Proteas bowling within the powerplay with three sixes and two fours in his 11-ball 28. Skipper Babar Azam struggled but once more in his 15-ball six whereas Shan Masood couldn’t proceed his good type. 

Pakistan have been desperately searching for a partnership and Iftikhar Ahmed and Mohammad Nawaz offered that for a short interval till the latter was dismissed for 28 runs. It additionally introduced Shadab Khan to the crease who went bang bang from ball one and altered the course of the sport utterly. Iftikhar unleashed his energy hitting expertise after getting set and he reached a unbelievable half-century. Shadab’s quickfire knock proved to a blinder and his 22-ball 52 helped the lads in inexperienced attain 185 for 9 of their 20 overs.  

Shadab Khan turns it round with bat and ball 

In reply, South Africa misplaced two large wickets early of Quinton de Kock and Rilee Rossouw whereas skipper Temba Bavuma lastly managed to seek out some type. The suitable-hander hit some fluent boundaries in his 19-ball 36 till Shadab dismissed him with a magnificence. The leg-spinner bought one other large scalp of Aiden Markram in the identical over till the rain made an interruption. The Proteas have been behind the goal by way of D/L technique.  

The sport was shortened to 14 overs after the rain break and the Proteas have been set a goal of 142 to win. Heinrich Klassen and Tristan Stubbs had a very good begin nonetheless, wickets stored tumbling and a few wonderful dying bowling from the Pakistan seamers ensured that the lads in inexperienced fell wanting the goal by a substantial margin. Shaheen Afridi picked up 3 for 14 with the ball whereas Shadab Khan’s blistering half-century setup the win for Pakistan.

Listed below are the highest memes through the sport:

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