Pakistan fumbled in the warm-up match against SA, all out at 71
FATAULLAH: Pakistan set the target of 72 runs in the warm-up match against South Africa on Wednesday, ARY News reported.
After winning the toss Pakistan opted to bat first.
The start wasn’t good, as three of Pakistani batsmen Ahmed Shehzad (12), Sherjeel Khan (2) and Shoaib Malik (1) got out at the score of 28 in seventh over.
The collapse worsened further when Akmal brother dismissed earlier without contributing enough. Umar Ukmal was dismissed by Wayne Parnell after scoring 17 followed by Kamran Akmal, who got run out on 0. The back to back dismissal left Pakistan 51-5.
Shoaib Maqsood played watchfully scoring 15 off 15 before getting run out.
Right arm spinner of SA, Aaron Phangiso removed Shahid Afridi, who got bowled out for 6 runs that came off 9 balls.
Skipper of Pakistan, Mohammad Hafeez came lower at No.8 to bat and scored 7 only.
All Pakistani batsmen backed to pavilion in 18 over posting the low total of 71.
Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Wayne Parnell and Beuran Hendricks took two wickets each.