Karachi: Pakistan cricket team received congratulatory messages from former and current cricketers after they down South Africa in the first ODI of the three-match series at SuperSport Park, Centurion.
Green Shirts had valuable contributions with skipper Babar Azam scoring a century while Imam-ul-Haq also made 70 runs in 274 chase.
On the other hand, bowlers were also spot on. Shaheen Shah and Haris Rauf picked two each while Mohammad Hasnain and Faheem Ashraf bagged one each.
Here are a few congratulatory messages Men in Green received on Twitter:
Congratulations team green great start to the tour outstanding @babarazam258 led from the front 👏👏👏 crucial knock from @ImamUlHaq12 all the best for the next one👍👍 @TheRealPCB @TheRealPCBMedia #SAvPAK
— Azhar Ali (@AzharAli_) April 2, 2021
What a thrilling game of cricket! Congratulations Pakistan on winning the first #SAvPAK ODI. Another amazing century by @babarazam258 and brilliant knock by @ImamUlHaq12.#PakistanZindabad #SAvPAK #PCB
— Fawad Alam (@iamfawadalam25) April 2, 2021
— Bismah Maroof (@maroof_bismah) April 2, 2021
— Imad Wasim (@simadwasim) April 2, 2021
Wonderful start to the series. Well done #TeamPakistan.
— Azhar Mahmood (@AzharMahmood11) April 2, 2021
— Ahmad Shahzad 🇵🇰 (@iamAhmadshahzad) April 2, 2021
Good start to the tour 👍🏽
this win will definitely help the whole team in upcoming matches.
The 💯 from @babarazam258 was all class 👏🏼 wonderful contributions from @ImamUlHaq12 @iMRizwanPak and @76Shadabkhan keep it up team 🇵🇰
— Wahab Riaz (@WahabViki) April 2, 2021
Congratulations Team Pakistan 🇵🇰 for a good win. @babarazam258 💯 was a special innings to watch. Good contributions from @ImamUlHaq12 @iMRizwanPak @76Shadabkhan & @iFaheemAshraf @iShaheenAfridi Good start of the tour boys Well done 👏🏼 #PAKvsSA
— Mohammad Hafeez (@MHafeez22) April 2, 2021
The second ODI of the series will be played on April 4 at Wanderers, Johannesburg.