Pakistan bags a win against South Africa in Champions Trophy 2017
Pakistan made an impressive comeback in Pakistan Vs South Africa Champions Trophy 2017. After a humiliating defeat against India. Pakistan proved “hope is not lost” and defeated South Africa in Birmingham. South Africa is ranked number one in ICC rankings.
Pakistan Vs South Africa Champions Trophy 2017 started with South Africa winning the toss and deciding to bat first. Pakistan performed tremendously well both in terms of fielding and bowling and restricted South Africans to only score 219 runs in 50 overs. Pakistan had an easy chase of 220 runs only. However, rain interrupted the Pakistan Vs South Africa Champions Trophy 2017 fixture and the gameplay came to a halt. Before the halt, Pakistan had managed to score 119 runs off 27 overs. Eventually, the gameplay had to be officially called off due to rain. Since Pakistan was 19 runs ahead of South Africa via DLS method. Pakistan had been granted a win against South Africa and registered 2 points on the board.
High Spirited Gameplay By Men In Green
All eyes were on the Fakhar Zaman, who was playing his first tournament. He managed to boost start the innings for Pakistan by making an impressive score of 31 runs off 23 balls consisting of six boundaries. Keeping in mind, this was his debut innings and he proved to be worth the replacement. On the bowler’s side, Hassan was the shining star for Pakistan. He managed to claim 3 wickets at the expense of just 24 runs in eight overs. He also scored a maiden and receive “Man of the Match” award. The team performed up to expectations and played wonderfully against the South Africans.
For Pakistan, the Pakistan Vs South Africa Champions Trophy 2017 event was a do or die situation. Men in green either had to win this match or go home. Luckily Pakistan managed to bag home a win and revive the nation’s hopes of reaching the semi-finals. We wish all the best to Pakistan cricket team for its next fixture against South Africa. Pakistan must win this match in order to reach the semi-finals.