: Pakistan skipper Babar Azam’s commanding ton overshadowed Rassie van der Dussen maiden career century as Pakistan beat South Africa by three wickets in the opening One-Day International at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Friday.
There was also an impressive career-best four for 51 from Anrich Nortje that threatened to snatch victory away from the tourists, but it was not to be after Mohammad Rizwan (40) and Shadab Khan (33) did just about enough after a wobble. Pakistan won on the final ball of the match.
The result put the visitors 1-0 up in the three-match series, with match two of the contest — the Pink ODI — next up on Sunday.
But the South Africans will be disappointed not to have done better, having had a few…