KARACHI: Pakistan convincingly won the ODI series in South Africa against the home side after seven years courtesy to Babar Azam and Fakhar Zaman.
Babar smashed a century in the first game followed by Fakhar Zaman who scored back-to-back centuries. Pakistan lost the second game despite Fakhar’s swashbuckling 193-runs knock.
Following the series victory, Pakistanis congratulated the team for their effort moving into the T20Is next.
Congratulations Pakistan on winning the third #SAvPAK ODI and the series.Brilliant batting by @FakharZamanLive and @babarazam258.Congratulations @Qadircricketer on the debut.Congratulations @babarazam258 on becoming the #1ODI batsman in the world 👏#PakistanZindabad #SAvPAK #PCB
— Fawad Alam (@iamfawadalam25) April 7, 2021
— Naseem Shah (@iNaseemShah) April 7, 2021
Congratulations Pakistan upon winning yet another ODI series against SouthAfrica in SouthAfrica! Superb Performance @babarazam258 @FakharZamanLive
1st time it was in 2013 under @captainmisbahpk when Pak became the 1st side from Asia to win a bilateral ODI series in SA #PAKvSA pic.twitter.com/xIuEiOdbPg
— Faisal Javed Khan (@FaisalJavedKhan) April 7, 2021
— Katherine George (@iKatherineGeorg) April 7, 2021
— Iqra Amir 🇵🇰 (@iqrra_tweets) April 7, 2021
Congratulations Pakistan on a brilliant win! Loved how they played as a unit, @FakharZamanLive you were special, @babarazam258 you are the best in the world!
Entire team played just amazing.
So so proud!@TheRealPCB #PAKvsSA
— Farhan Saeed (@farhan_saeed) April 7, 2021
— Wajahat Kazmi 🇵🇰 (@KazmiWajahat) April 7, 2021
— Dawood Umar (@dawoodawan99) April 7, 2021
— M. Khawar Azeem (@MKhawarAzeem1) April 7, 2021
It is pertinent to mention here that Pakistan last won an ODI series against South Africa in their backyard in 2012-13. Now, the green shirts will lock horns with the Proteas in four T20Is, starting from April 10.