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Hasan leads Pakistan to first series win over South Africa since 2003

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Fast bowler Hasan Ali took a maiden ten-wicket haul to help Pakistan win its first series against South Africa since 2003 with a 95-run victory in the second Test on the fifth and final day in Rawalpindi yesterday.   

Hasan finished with 5-60 to record his best match figures of 11-114 and help dismiss South Africa -- who were set a daunting 370 to chase - for 274 before the tea break.   

Hasan’s new-ball partner Shaheen Shah Afridi finished with 4-51, while spinner Yasir Shah took the last wicket to spark jubilation among the Pakistan players. 

Opener Aiden Markram scored a fighting 108 and Temba Bavuma 61.   

They put on a 106-run stand for the fourth wicket to give Pakistan a scare.   -AFP  


Chief Score:
Pakistan 272 (Faheem Ashraf 78*, Babar Azam 77; Anrich Nortje 5-56) & 298 (Mohammad Rizwan 115, Nauman Ali 45; George Linde 5-64) 
South Africa 201 (Temba Bavuma 44*, Wiaan Mulder 33; Hasan Ali 5-54) & 274 (Aiden Markram 108, Temba Bavuma 61; Hasan Ali 5-60) 


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