Opener Fakhar Zaman hit a second successive century to assist Pakistan win the deciding one-day worldwide in opposition to South Africa by 28 runs and take the collection 2-1 on Wednesday.
Fakhar made 101 and captain Babar Azam 94 from 82 balls to propel Pakistan to 320-7 batting first at SuperSport Park. South Africa was 292 all out as three gamers made half-centuries however none transformed them to massive scores.
Left-arm spinner Mohammad Nawaz and quick bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi collected three wickets every, with Afridi ending issues by clear bowling Keshav Maharaj and final man Daryn Dupavillon.
It is the primary time Pakistan has gained an ODI collection in South Africa since 2013.
South Africa did have to alter greater than half its staff following a series-leveling win within the second sport after 5 gamers left for the IPL and batsman Rassie van der Dussen was dominated out injured. However Pakistan was nonetheless clearly higher over the course of the three video games.
Fakhar was once more probably the most spectacular after a powerful 193 in a dropping trigger within the second one-dayer.
He made 101 from 104 balls this time and shared a 112-run opening stand with Imam-ul-Haq (57). Babar’s stylish 94 continued Pakistan’s top-order flourish and the vacationers have been 206-1 at one level and set for a giant complete.
Hasan Ali hammered it house with 32 not out from 11 balls proper on the finish, which included 4 sixes.
Opener Janneman Malan’s 70 threatened to provide South Africa an opportunity, as did a 108-run stand within the center order between Kyle Verreynne (62) and Andile Phehlukwayo (54). Pakistan eliminated these two in successive overs and Afridi cleaned up.