Good News for the Pakistani fans of Shaheen Shah Afridi
The series of taking wickets by Pakistan's national team fast bowler Shaheen Afridi continues. Fast bowlers who have taken the most wickets in the World Cup so far are now 23-year-old Pakistani pacer, who has taken 13 wickets at an average of 22.76.
Besides him, South Africa's Marco Jansen and Australia's Adam Zampa have also taken 13 wickets each. Remember, in the 26th match of the World Cup,
Pakistan came close to victory but South Africa won the most thrilling match of the World Cup in their name. In the match played at Chidambaram Stadium, opener Abdullah Shafique soon lost his wicket, taking 9 wickets off 17 balls, while Imam-ul-Haq remained the guest for 12 runs.
The third player to be out was Mohammad Rizwan, who scored 31 runs but was caught out behind the Quetta's ball. An attempt to catch Shadab Khan Shamsi was caught on the boundary, where he scored 21 runs.
Babar Azam was caught out after scoring 50 runs on the ball of Tabraiz Shamsi. In the partnership of the sixth wicket, Shadab Khan and Saud Shakeel established a partnership of 84 runs, but Shadab Khan scored 43, while Saud Shakeel scored the highest individual score of 52 runs. Pakistan's entire team was bowled out for 270 runs against South Africa. From the side of South Africa, Tabraiz Shamsi took 4 wickets, Marco Jansen took 3, Gerald Coetzee took 2, and Lungi Ngidi took 1 wicket.
South Africa had a good start in pursuit of Pakistan's 271 runs. A partnership of 34 runs was established between both openers, but then Quinton de Kock was out after scoring 24 runs. South Africa had to bear the second loss in the form of Captain Temba Bavuma, who scored 28 runs and was caught by Polina. When van der Dussen scored 21 runs, and Heinrich Klaasen was caught behind on the boundary.
In this way, a partnership of more than 70 runs was established between Miller and Aiden Markram, but then Miller was out after scoring 29 runs, while Aiden Markram scored an excellent 91 runs. When South Africa's overall score reached 250 runs, Pakistan took two wickets while bowling brilliantly. Marco Jansen scored 20 runs, and Coetzee scored 10 runs.
At one point in the match, South Africa needed 21 runs for victory, and Pakistan needed 2 wickets for success. In such a situation, Haris Rauf took the ninth wicket of South Africa at a total score of 260, raising Pakistan's hope of victory.