- Pakistan misplaced Babar Azam off the second ball of the day earlier than struggling to 229-7 of their first innings of the second Check.
- Babar Azam, who was trying set for his sixth Check century, had hit 12 boundaries off 127 balls.
- At lunch, Faheem Ashraf was on a gritty 54 and Yasir Shah but to attain with Pakistan including 84 in an prolonged session.
RAWALPINDI: Pakistan lose 4 wickets within the first session on Friday as batsmen wrestle to construct a partnership after Babar Azam bought out off the second ball on the second day of the Rawalpindi Check towards South Africa.
Azam slashed at a brief supply from paceman Anrich Nortje and was well snapped head excessive by Faf du Plessis within the second slip for his in a single day rating of 77.
At lunch, Faheem Ashraf was on a gritty 54 and Yasir Shah but to attain with Pakistan including 84 in an prolonged session resulting from Friday prayers.
Azam´s dismissal was the beginning of a mini-collapse which noticed Pakistan lose two wickets within the house of 34 balls with the addition of simply 4 runs after resuming at 145-3.
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The opposite in a single day batsman Fawad Alam was run out after he tried to steal a fast single with a push to cowl however did not beat a direct throw from Temba Bavuma on the non-striker´s finish.
Alam might solely add three to his in a single day rating of 42.
Azam, who was trying set for his sixth Check century, had hit 12 boundaries off 127 balls.
Ashraf then added 41 with Mohammad Rizwan however as soon as South Africa took the second new ball Nortje struck once more, having Rizwan caught off a miscued hook for 18.
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Left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj had Hasan Ali for eight.
Nortje (3-48) and Maharaj (3-75) had been the decide of the South African bowlers.
Pakistan lead the two-match sequence 1-0.