Pakistan innings reduced to 47 overs


AUCKLAND: Pakistan’s innings was reduced to 47 overs after a second rain break in the World Cup Pool B match against South Africa at Eden Park in Auckland on Saturday.

Pakistan resumed at 197-5 with skipper Misbah-ul-Haq on 51 and Shahid Afridi 11 not out after play was stopped for 18 minutes.

On the first stoppage, the players were forced off after 37 overs with heavy rain falling with Pakistan at 175-5 after they were put into bat by South Africa. AFP