Pakistan’s batsman Fakhar Zaman: Showed color before the great match | Pakistan vs South Africa.

The pole has been exposed in the warm-up match of Pakistan, which has expressed its interest in bowling. South African batsman Recy van der Dussen made a fierce train of the bowlers of the neighboring country and won the team by scoring a century in the practice match.

T20 World Cup 2021

In the warm-up match in the T20 World Cup, a great match was played between Pakistan and South Africa on Wednesday. In this match in Abu Dhabi, both the teams had a bad start, but then it rained heavily and South Africa achieved the target of 187 runs from Pakistan on the last ball of the match. South Africa beat Pakistan by 6 wickets in a warm-up match on Wednesday, thanks to Rasie van der Dussen’s scintillating century of 101 runs in 51 balls.

Pakistan vs South Africa

Batting first after losing the toss, Pakistan scored 186 for six in 20 overs thanks to the innings of Fakhar Zaman (52), Shoaib Malik (28) and Asif Ali (32). In response, the South African team achieved the winning four of Dussain off the last ball with six wickets in hand, thanks to Rasi van der Dussain’s unbeaten century and captain Temba Bavuma’s 46-run knock. South African team needed 19 runs in 6 balls to win in the last over of the innings. In such a situation, Rasi van der Dussen started with a six off the first ball of Hasan Ali’s over.

Batting first, Pakistan scored a strong total of 186 runs in 20 overs. South Africa needed a good start after Pakistan’s excellent batting, but both openers, Quinton de Kock and Reeza Hendricks returned to the pavilion for only 15 runs. Rasi Vander Dusen, who came to the crease at number three, handled the innings. In the last over, South Africa needed 19 runs to win and Hasan Ali was bowling. Van der Dussen made the Pakistani bowler very upset and scored one two fours and a six.

Pakistan’s left-handed batsman Fakhar Zaman

Pakistan’s left-handed batsman Fakhar Zaman managed to enter the World Cup squad at the last minute and his performance in the practice matches has made it clear that the selectors have not made a mistake in selecting him. 

The Pakistani team entered their second and last warm-up match against South Africa on Wednesday, ahead of the mega-match against India in Dubai on October 24. South Africa captain won the toss and invited Pakistan to bat first.

Fakhar Zaman’s bat has run fiercely in practice matches

In the second consecutive match, Fakhar Zaman’s bat came out to bat  first, the start of Pakistan was not good. Kagiso Rabada made captain Babar Azam walk in the fourth over itself. In such a situation, Fakhar Zaman came out to bat. Fakhar Zaman, who was included in the last-15 for the World Cup, played an unbeaten innings of 52 runs in 28 balls. During this, two fours and 5 sixes were hit. Fakhar batted with a brilliant strike of 185.71. He retired hurt after completing his half-century. 

Pakistan's batsman Fakhar Zaman: Showed color before the great match | Pakistan vs South Africa.
Pakistan’s batsman Fakhar Zaman: Showed color before the great match | Pakistan vs South Africa.

31-year-old Fakhar Zaman had also scored 46 runs in 24 balls in the first warm-up match against West Indies. During this he hit 4 fours and 2 sixes. In the first match, he scored runs at a strike rate of 191.66. He has remained unbeaten in both the practice matches. In such a situation, the team will have a lot of hope from him in the great match against India. 

He scored a century in the 2017 Champions Trophy final, Fakhar Zaman is the same batsman who made the Indian team the biggest obstacle in the way of Team India’s title win in the 2017 Champions Trophy final. Fakhar played a blistering innings of 114 runs in 106 balls. During this, he had beaten the Indian bowlers fiercely. That’s why Team India needs to be careful with them. 

T20 career has not been great

if Fakhar Zaman’s bat goes  against India, then his innings can become a problem for Team India. Since 2016, Fakhar has played 53 international T20Is for Pakistan in which he has scored 1021 runs in 48 innings at an average of 21.72 and strike rate of 136.31. He has scored 5 half-centuries during this period. 

His record in UAE is very poor

His T20 record in  UAE has been very poor. However, he has looked different in the practice matches. In UAE, he has played 6 international T20 matches for Pakistan, in which he has scored 77 runs in 6 innings at a modest average of 12.83 and strike rate of 102.66. His highest score in UAE is 24 runs. In the year 2021, Fakhar has played 13 T20 matches for Pakistan, in which he has scored 183 runs in 10 innings at an average of 20.33 and strike rate of 147.58. In which one half-century (60) is included.  

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