Finally Pakistan win a test match against south africa at home national stadium Karachi. Pakistan won the match by 7 wickets very comprehensively. Pakistan team looks good from 1st day of the test match and maintain pressure on protease. Home ground Karachi prove good luck for pakistan cricket board and not only crickets comes to pakistan once again, also the win the 1st test match against south africa. Pakistan beat South Africa by 3 wickets in Karachi Test to take a 1-0 lead in the series. Remember this series is one of the part of the ICC Test Championship and 4 teams will go to final for the test championship trophy.
Pakistan already race out from ICC test championship program due to continuously defeated by many teams but this win boost their team and put a positive effective on the rest of the matches. Pakistan coaches also very happy because so many pressure from the pakistan cricket fans on their performance.
Today is fourth day of the Test match at the National Stadium, Karachi.The visitors started their incomplete innings with 187 runs for the loss of 4 wickets. Hussan ali bowled Keshu Maharaj beautifully just on 2 runs. After that the captain De Kock innings also ended by Yasir Shah. De Kock make 2 runs only ans catch out by abid ali. De Kock fail badly in both inning and out by playing irresponsible shots.
George Linde scoring 11 runs and try to make partnership with Bavuma but their resistance was crushed by Nauman Ali with the help of Imran Butt. Bavuma play important inning and save their team by i inning defeat. Nauman Ali out rest of the protease batsman. The national team was dominated by spinners in the 2nd innings. Test debutante Nauman Ali take 5 wickets and become the oldest sniper that take 5 wickets in his debut Test. Yasir Shah take k 4 important players wickets at crucial time right ontime when pakistan need. Hassan Ali who recently come back in green team take 1 wicket in second innings.
Team south africa struggling start of the test match when 1st day their team out on 220 runs. Pakistan team play well in 1st innings as compared to Protease and lead 158 runs. South africa play good in 2nd inngs but with the 158 runs lead they only set 88 runs target for pakistan. Van der Dawson and Aiden Markram put on a vital 127-run stand and complete their half-centuries, but Yasir Shah send Dawson back to the pavilion for 64 runs. Pakistan team take advantage from break through and out Faf Duplessis (10 runs) and Markram (74 runs) at the end of the 3rd Day stumps.
When Pakistan start 2nd innings then only 88 runs need to win the match. Openers imran butt and abid ali start their innings confidently but protease remove both openers at 23 runs on shorts balls. Bbaer azam out just before pakistan win the match. Maharaj was lucky bowler and got skipper wicket in both innings. Fawad play wining shot and pakistan win the 1st test match in 2 match series and lea 0-1. Congrats to team pakistan. 🙂