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South Africa vs Pakistan, 2nd T20I Cricbuzz, Mobilecric or Vcricket livescore South Africa vs Pakistan, 2nd T20I 07 Friday May 2021 102006000000 South Africa won by 6 wkts Cricinfo Commentary updated on 07 Friday May 2021 102006000000 PAK - 140/9 (20) RSA - 141/4 (14) Cricinfo Commentary updated on 07 Friday May 2021 102006000000 CRR:  10.07 Player of the Match George Linde Scorecard Refresh Commentary So Klaasen is a pleased captain. While Babar Azam wants to move on from this game trusting his team to return better. Return they will on Monday to the SuperSport Park for the final two games of the series. The Proteas look lot more confident and Pakistan need to rethink of their aggressive approach. Exciting cricket awaits us on Wednesday. See you all then! Heinrich Klaasen | winning captain : Pleased about our execution. The guys were waiting for the opportunity and executed and that's why I got a smile on my face. He (Magala) didn't start well with those wides and no-balls, but asked me one more over and told me I am your guy today and proved me right. Quality player. The wicket is good. Still was a 180-190 wicket, our bowlers bowled extremely well today. The message was to be positive. We wanted to play aggressive, smart cricket.. Cowboy cricket.. we did that in Pakistan a bit. We steadied the ship. We wanted to play smart cricket and also aggressive cricket. That's why we finished the game in 14 overs. To give the guys opportunities is the right thing to do. Goerge Linde | Player of the Match: It's never easy bowling in the powerplay as a spinner. We had a game plan and it played in our favour. Personally it was a big confidence booster to get a wicket first ball. I thought the pitch was okay (smiles). It was a good game for us all-round. Sitting down, looking at video footage, visualising where I can get better. That's my thing and I love to do that. Babar Azam | Losing captain : We lost early wickets and didn't get momentum. I thought we were a tad too aggressive, we needed a partnership and they bowled well too. Hopefully we will come back better. 17:24 Local Time, 15:24 GMT, 20:54 IST: What a comprehensive show this is from the Proteas. 140 was way below par on this surface and the batsmen just carried on the great work the bowlers did. Rizwan threw it away first ball. Babar Azam held the innings, but a run-a-ball 50 in this format isn't acceptable. Just two batters got double figures after Hazeez as Linde and WIlliams took 3 wickets apiece. Aiden Markram laid a solid platform in response with no early inroads, the hosts batted with freedom and never took the foot off the pedal. Klaasen was classy with his cameo and Linde played some impressive shots. After the first game, Klaasen backed his team about their plans and just wanted to improve on execution. That's exactly what his boys have done. Series square with two games to go. Just how us cricket fans wanted! RSA: 141-4 after 14 overs 13.6 Shaheen Afridi to Klaasen, 1 run, yorker outside off stump, Klaasen digs it out and South Africa make it 1-1 13.5 Shaheen Afridi to Linde, 1 run, backs away to flay the ball through the off-side, slices the drive to deep point 13.4 Shaheen Afridi to Linde, SIX , short delivery and pulled away nicely over backward square leg. Swivelled and connected really well. South Africa just two away now 13.3 Shaheen Afridi to Klaasen, 1 run, played off the outer half of the bat through point 13.2 Shaheen Afridi to Klaasen, SIX , oh strong bottom handed punch-loft that. Not much of a followthrough of the bat, tells you how confident he was of clearing the boundary. Shaheen Afridi tried to nail the yorker from round the wicket, dished out a slot ball 13.1 Shaheen Afridi to Klaasen, 2 runs, driven along the ground to long-on, easy two Shaheen Afridi [2.0-0-13-0] is back into the attack RSA: 124-4 after 13 overs 12.6 Usman Qadir to Klaasen, 1 run, flighted delivery on the leg stump, Klaasen drives it to long-on 12.5 Usman Qadir to Klaasen, FOUR , shortish and on the leg stump,c Klaasen pulls through backward square leg, another fumble in the deep with the diving attempt 12.4 Usman Qadir to Linde, 1 run, pushed away to long-on 12.3 Usman Qadir to Linde, 2 runs, hit high, mishit... Ohhh what happened there? Comical . Sharjeel misjudged the ball, ran too far in and the ball landed beyond him. Never seen that happen. The sun wasn't in line too. Linde wanted to loft this googly, got it on the bottom of the bat, easy catch for long-on but Sharjeel made a mess of it. He had no clue that the ball cleared him, was searching for the ball, Thankfully it cleared his head 12.2 Usman Qadir to Klaasen, 1 run, flighted delivery outside off stump, Klaasen drives it to long-off Something has gone into the eye of the bowler and he stops in his stride 12.1 Usman Qadir to Linde, 1 run, googly on the off stump, Linde flicks it through mid-wicket Just 27 needed now Load More Commentary

South Africa vs Pakistan, 2nd T20I

Cricbuzz, Mobilecric or Vcricket livescore South Africa vs Pakistan, 2nd T20I 07 Friday May 2021 102006000000

South Africa won by 6 wkts

Cricinfo Commentary updated on 07 Friday May 2021 102006000000

PAK - 140/9 (20)
RSA - 141/4 (14)

Cricinfo Commentary updated on 07 Friday May 2021 102006000000
CRR:  10.07

Player of the Match

Commentary

So Klaasen is a pleased captain. While Babar Azam wants to move on from this game trusting his team to return better. Return they will on Monday to the SuperSport Park for the final two games of the series. The Proteas look lot more confident and Pakistan need to rethink of their aggressive approach. Exciting cricket awaits us on Wednesday. See you all then!

Heinrich Klaasen | winning captain: Pleased about our execution. The guys were waiting for the opportunity and executed and that's why I got a smile on my face. He (Magala) didn't start well with those wides and no-balls, but asked me one more over and told me I am your guy today and proved me right. Quality player. The wicket is good. Still was a 180-190 wicket, our bowlers bowled extremely well today. The message was to be positive. We wanted to play aggressive, smart cricket.. Cowboy cricket.. we did that in Pakistan a bit. We steadied the ship. We wanted to play smart cricket and also aggressive cricket. That's why we finished the game in 14 overs. To give the guys opportunities is the right thing to do.

Goerge Linde | Player of the Match: It's never easy bowling in the powerplay as a spinner. We had a game plan and it played in our favour. Personally it was a big confidence booster to get a wicket first ball. I thought the pitch was okay (smiles). It was a good game for us all-round. Sitting down, looking at video footage, visualising where I can get better. That's my thing and I love to do that.

Babar Azam | Losing captain: We lost early wickets and didn't get momentum. I thought we were a tad too aggressive, we needed a partnership and they bowled well too. Hopefully we will come back better.

17:24 Local Time, 15:24 GMT, 20:54 IST: What a comprehensive show this is from the Proteas. 140 was way below par on this surface and the batsmen just carried on the great work the bowlers did. Rizwan threw it away first ball. Babar Azam held the innings, but a run-a-ball 50 in this format isn't acceptable. Just two batters got double figures after Hazeez as Linde and WIlliams took 3 wickets apiece. Aiden Markram laid a solid platform in response with no early inroads, the hosts batted with freedom and never took the foot off the pedal. Klaasen was classy with his cameo and Linde played some impressive shots. After the first game, Klaasen backed his team about their plans and just wanted to improve on execution. That's exactly what his boys have done. Series square with two games to go. Just how us cricket fans wanted!

RSA: 141-4 after 14 overs

13.6 Shaheen Afridi to Klaasen, 1 run, yorker outside off stump, Klaasen digs it out and South Africa make it 1-1

13.5 Shaheen Afridi to Linde, 1 run, backs away to flay the ball through the off-side, slices the drive to deep point

13.4 Shaheen Afridi to Linde, SIX, short delivery and pulled away nicely over backward square leg. Swivelled and connected really well. South Africa just two away now

13.3 Shaheen Afridi to Klaasen, 1 run, played off the outer half of the bat through point

13.2 Shaheen Afridi to Klaasen, SIX, oh strong bottom handed punch-loft that. Not much of a followthrough of the bat, tells you how confident he was of clearing the boundary. Shaheen Afridi tried to nail the yorker from round the wicket, dished out a slot ball

13.1 Shaheen Afridi to Klaasen, 2 runs, driven along the ground to long-on, easy two

Shaheen Afridi [2.0-0-13-0] is back into the attack

RSA: 124-4 after 13 overs

12.6 Usman Qadir to Klaasen, 1 run, flighted delivery on the leg stump, Klaasen drives it to long-on

12.5 Usman Qadir to Klaasen, FOUR, shortish and on the leg stump,c Klaasen pulls through backward square leg, another fumble in the deep with the diving attempt

12.4 Usman Qadir to Linde, 1 run, pushed away to long-on

12.3 Usman Qadir to Linde, 2 runs, hit high, mishit... Ohhh what happened there? Comical. Sharjeel misjudged the ball, ran too far in and the ball landed beyond him. Never seen that happen. The sun wasn't in line too. Linde wanted to loft this googly, got it on the bottom of the bat, easy catch for long-on but Sharjeel made a mess of it. He had no clue that the ball cleared him, was searching for the ball, Thankfully it cleared his head

12.2 Usman Qadir to Klaasen, 1 run, flighted delivery outside off stump, Klaasen drives it to long-off

Something has gone into the eye of the bowler and he stops in his stride

12.1 Usman Qadir to Linde, 1 run, googly on the off stump, Linde flicks it through mid-wicket

Just 27 needed now