RAWALPINDI – Rain disrupted the resumption of play on the opening day of the second Check between Pakistan and South African at Rawalpindi cricket Stadium on Thursday.
Fawad Alam and Babar Azam racked up an unbroken 123-run partnership that helped Pakistan get well after the facet misplaced three wickets for 22 runs.
Pakistan have been at 145-Three when gamers walked off the sector for the tea break. The play was attributable to resume at Three pm however heavy downpour deserted the match.
Babar smashed engaging 77 not out and Fawad made 42 runs to drive Pakistan out of the stress of Protease bowlers.
Play has been referred to as for right this moment attributable to moist out subject. We’re going to have an early begin tomorrow at 9:45 am (PKT).#PAKvSA Scorecard: https://t.co/uZL7EzF6Gl#HarHaalMainCricket #BackTheBoysInGreen pic.twitter.com/POFdgNvqsi
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) February 4, 2021
Spinner Keshav Maharaj took two wickets for 51 whereas pacer Anrich Nortje claimed one wicket for 30, leaving Pakistan struggling on 63-Three at lunch.
Earlier right this moment, Pakistan received the toss and elected to bat within the second Check.
Pakistan leads the two-Check collection 1-0, beating South Africa by seven wickets within the first cricket check performed in Karachi final week.
The 2 groups are additionally scheduled to play three Day and Evening matches of the T20 collection at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore on the 11th, 13th, and 14th of subsequent month.
Abid Ali, Imran Butt, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam (captain), Fawad Alam, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Nauman Ali, Yasir Shah, Shaheen Afridi.
Group South Africa
Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar, Rassie van der Dussen, Faf du Plessis, Quinton de Kock (captain, wk), Temba Bavuma, Wiaan Mulder, Keshav Maharaj, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Lutho Sipamla.