T20 World Cup: Pakistan win against South Africa in hard-fought game, keep semi-finals hope alive

Pakistan has won their game against South Africa by 33 runs after the heroics from the bowlers in T20 World Cup.

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Pakistan win against South Africa
Pakistan win against South Africa

Sydney: Pakistan has won their game against South Africa by 33 runs after the heroics from the bowlers. Choosing to bat first, Pakistan had put 185 runs on board and defended their score successfully in Sydney.

Pak top order could not perform as expected as Babar Azam returned for 6 runs while Mohammad Rizwan went back for just 4 runs. They were followed by Masood for 2 runs.

After half-centuries by Iftikhar Ahmed and Shadab Khan. After the Pakistan opened were dismissed cheaply in single digit score, it was middle order that took the responsibilities on their shoulder.

Mohammad Haris scored 28 runs while Iftikhar Ahmed marked a 35-balls half century. Shadan Khan who has come on no.7 also hit a 20-balls half century to power his side.