Pakistan have won the toss and elected to bat first up against South Africa in the 30th game of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 from Lord’s, London.
In the first inning Pakistan openers Imam-ul-Haq and Fakhar Zaman provided them a solid start of the inning an opening of 81 runs.
As Fakhar got out by playing scoop shot to Tahir but could not be success to play as caught by Amla as scored 44 runs.
Imam was bowl and caught up by Tahir after scored 44 runs. Mohammad Hafeez just managed to score 20 runs only.
But Babar Azam was very fine with his half century, 69 runs off just faced 80 balls with the help of 7, fours.
While Haris Sohail come back made better hand in middle of batting line of Pakistan. Haris proved his selection instead of Shoaib Malik.
Haris did exactly what Pakistan wanted from him as he knocked up 89 runs by faced 59 balls including with 9, fours along with 3, sixes.
As Imad Wasim 23 runs helped Pakistan team to put 308 runs on the scoreboard with the lost of 7 wickets after player 20 overs.
In the runs chase South African openers Hashim Amla got out early after scored 2 as the wicket was taken Amir.
Quinton de Kock as he was 3 runs short from his half century as scored 47 runs off just faced 60 balls including 3, fours and 2, sixes.
Francois du Plessis knocked up 63 runs by faced 79 balls including with 5, fours only. Aiden Markram failed to score again.
Rassie van der Dussen and David Miller helped to carry scoreboard ahead but Dussen got out after scored 36 runs and Miller was 31 runs as Shaheen bowled him up.
Andile Phehlukwayo and Chris Morris tried a lot but could not been able secure the victory for Africans as they restricted at the score of 259 runs with the lost 9 wickets.
Haris Sohail was awarded the player of the match for his outstanding for Pakistan in coming back line up.