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Hasan Ali scored his second ODI fifty.

Hasan Ali (59) and Sarfaraz Ahmed (41) is mounted, the recovered an incredible counter-attack through their 90-run partnership for the ninth wicket as Pakistan 112/8, 203 all-out against South Africa in the second ODI at Kingsmead in Durban, on Tuesday (22. January).

Michael Holding on air expected that Faf du Plessis is the right call at the toss and the South African pacers checked their captain's decision to bowl first on a two-paced surface. Kagiso Rabada, the first ball was a stray down the leg, four balls later, the Pacer dished out a half-volley, Fakhar Zaman stroked to the fence straight down the ground to get out of the brand. Imam-ul-Haq - one of the stars for Pakistan in the first ODI looked a bit shaky at the beginning and Dane Paterson shared the new ball with Rabada, rolled clean lines and does not allow Fakhar Imam and settle.

As soon as the moisture worn-out was to test Rabada started, the pitch jump and paid rich dividends for South Africa. To free Imam in a trial, took on the short ball from Rabada, was hastened by the bounce and amplifies it up to square leg. Babar Azam came out to bat with a positive mindset, as he unleashed a pair of scorching boundaries - a wristy flick to get the first ball out of the brand and a sublime cover-drive.

The 24-year-old was swept away, as he wanted to smack Rabada short ball out of the park, but could only be successful, send him to the deep mid-wicket fielder ' s hand. In the meantime, Fakhar Zaman saw very itchy, and South Africa's bowlers were immaculate, with their lines, making it not wide, free his arms.

The hosts continued to be issued to chip away at the wickets as four laps later, Pakistan, with a double strike. The visitors, Mohammad Hafeez and Zaman lost in a span of three balls, which left Pakistan reeling at 58/4.

In this stage, the visitor can moved needed a counter-attack and Shadab Khan, the role, the rays are six on a top edge and four in Olivier ' s fourth, which gave a lift to Pakistan. But the introduction of Tabraiz Shamsi led to his downfall. With the way the first ball, Shadab miscued after edging a sweep and went to 18. The left-arm legspinner struck in his third over and again that Talat Hussain was baffled - brought Heinrich Klaasen fantastic, displace the is very fast. Shoaib Malik and skipper Sarfaraz stabilized the ship for a while before the former became greedy and threw his wicket to Phehlukwayo for the 21st century.

South Africa held, the incisions in the lower order of Pakistan with Faheem Ashraf as, Shamsi, the third victim. Pakistan looked in all sorts of trouble and on the verge of getting rolled, without completing their quota of 50 overs. But Hasan Ali and Sarfaraz added 50 runs for the ninth goal in only 41 balls, with Hasan Ali is the aggressor tighten. Hasan Ali completed his fifty in 38 balls - his second in ODIs. But Andile Phehlukwayo came back well to remove Sarfaraz Ahmed and Hasan Ali in the same over bowling from Pakistan for the 203.

Brief Scores: Pakistan 203 all out in the 45.5 overs (Hasan Ali 59, Sarfaraz 41; Phehlukwayo 4-22, Shamsi 3-56, ) vs South Africa

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