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South Africa sauntered to a nine-wicket victory against Pakistan in the 2nd Test

South Africa sauntered to a nine-wicket victory against Pakistan in the 2nd Test in Cape Town to take an unquestionable 2-0 lead in the series.

After the big score in first betting in days south Africa just need 41 score only to warp up victory.

Skipper of Pakistani Team Sarfraz Ahmed
Sarfraz Ahmed Pakistani Captain

Sarfraz Ahmed Said: “Yes, not enough runs in the first inns, if we had got 250-300, the pitch was still helping fast bowlers [in the fourth innings]. It’s hard to recover if you’re losing five wickets in the first session, but the way our batsmen are batting, that’s how you learn in Test cricket. For me, playing two or three practice matches [would be ideal]. But we only played one match here. Our batsmen showed their courage, hopefully we’ll have confidence [in Johannesburg].

Anyway. South Africa go 2-0 up in the three-match series, meaning next week’s match in Johannesburg is a dead rubber. Theunis de Bruyn will be dissatisfied and Hashim Amla is probably going to need an ice pack on that right arm for a while, but South Africa finished the job inside the hour. The ball was still flying about, the pitch capable of mischief – as Amla discovered – but a target of 41 was never likely to stretch SA too much. It does leave you wondering what might have been had Pakistan mustered a more competitive first-innings effort, though.

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