- S.Pervez Qaiser
- 9 hours ago |
Pakistan’s 66-run victory in the second one day international at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Friday was their fourth biggest in terms of runs against South Africa in one day international cricket.
Pakistan’s 182-run victory at Port Elizabeth on December 11,2002 was their biggest over South Africa while 141-run win at Durban on February 7,2007 is the second biggest. The 67-run victory at Sharjah on March 3,2000 is Pakistan third biggest over South Africa.
** Shahid Afridi became Pakistan’s joint third most capped player against South Africa by appeaing in this match. It was Shahid Afridi’s 34th match against South Africa. Abdur Razzaq and Mohammed Yusuf also played the same number of matches. Younis Khan holds the record of playing the highest number of matches for Pakistan with 39 matches while Inzamam-ul-Haq is second with 37 matches.
** Jean-Paul Duminy became the 14th South African and 127th batsman overall to scoer 3000 or more runs in one day internationals. The left hand batsman from Strandfontein, Cape Town reached this milestone during his 25-run knock. It was his 97th innings of 106 match in one day international cricket.
** Ryan McLaren recorded his second best bowling performance in one day internationals by taking four for 34. His best bowling is four for 19 against the same opponent at Birmingham on June 10,2013.
** Shahid Afridi received his 31st man of the match award in 364 one day internationals. It was his second such award in matches against South Africa. His first against South Africa came at Faisalabad on October 23,2007.
PAKISTAN’S BIGGEST WINS AGAINST SOUTH AFRICA:
Runs Venue Date
182 Port Elizabeth 11-12-2002
141 Durban 07-02-2007
67 Sharjah 28-03-2000
66 Dubai 01-11-2013
42 Lahore 05-10-2003
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