South Africa defeat Pakistan by one wicket in World Cup thriller
In an important World Cup match on Friday, South Africa defeated Pakistan by a narrow margin of one wicket, chasing a 271-run mark.
“It was for the first time in the history of the men’s ODI World Cup, Pakistan have lost four consecutive matches.”
Tail-ender Keshav Maharaj sealed the victory with a boundary against Muhammad Nawaz when the Proteas required just four runs.
Shaheen Shah Afridi emerged as Pakistan’s top wicket-taker, claiming three scalps, while Haris Rauf, Usama Mir, and Mohammad Wasim each secured two wickets.
Earlier, Pakistan put up 270 in the first innings of their sixth match in the International Cricket Council World Cup on Friday.