It was a thrilling contest and a trial by fire for South Africa’s newly appointed skipper Temba Bavuma in the first match. (More Cricket News)
For Pakistan, who posted a narrow three-wicket win, it’s a best start to an overseas tour after they were very much outplayed on tour of New Zealand.
The best news for visitor was the form of their talisman and batting lynchpin skipper Babar Azam. He was sublime in his 103 hitting 17 fours setting up Pakistan for the chase. Although Pakistan faltered and Faheem Ashraf was in hand to guide the team a nervy win.
The tourists needed to scramble a run off the final ball to win. Pakistan only needed three runs off the final over but Shadab Khan (33) fell to the first ball…