23 August, 2014 / Shawwal 26, 1435

Pakistan defeated South Africa by two wickets in a group two Super Eights match of the World Twenty20 in Colombo on Friday.

Pakistan restricted the Proteas to 133-6 and then surpassed the target with two balls to spare to make a winning start in the second round. -Photos by agencies

Pakistan's bowler Saeed Ajmal celebrates the dismissal of South Africa's Richard Levi. -Photo by AP
Pakistan's bowler Saeed Ajmal celebrates the dismissal of South Africa's Richard Levi. -Photo by AP
Kamran Akmal (L) unsuccessfully attempts stumping Hashim Amla (R). -Photo by AFP
Kamran Akmal (L) unsuccessfully attempts stumping Hashim Amla (R). -Photo by AFP
Richard Levi (L) gets dismissed by Saeed Ajmal. -Photo by AFP
Richard Levi (L) gets dismissed by Saeed Ajmal. -Photo by AFP
Yasir Arafat (R) celebrates the wicket of JP Duminy. -Photo by AFP
Yasir Arafat (R) celebrates the wicket of JP Duminy. -Photo by AFP
Pakistan's cricketers celebrate the dismissal of South Africa's Hashim Amla. -Photo by AP
Pakistan's cricketers celebrate the dismissal of South Africa's Hashim Amla. -Photo by AP
Pakistan's captain Mohammad Hafeez, second left, hugs Shahid Afridi as he celebrates the dismissal of South Africa's batsman Jacques Kallis, unseen, with teammates Raza Hasan and Kamran Akmal. -Photo by AP
Pakistan's captain Mohammad Hafeez, second left, hugs Shahid Afridi as he celebrates the dismissal of South Africa's batsman Jacques Kallis, unseen, with teammates Raza Hasan and Kamran Akmal. -Photo by AP
Pakistan's Nasir Jamshed (L) is stumped by South Africa's AB de Villiers. -Photo by Reuters
Pakistan's Nasir Jamshed (L) is stumped by South Africa's AB de Villiers. -Photo by Reuters
Pakistan cricket captain Mohammad Hafeez (C) and Imran Nazir (R) run between wickets. -Photo by AFP
Pakistan cricket captain Mohammad Hafeez (C) and Imran Nazir (R) run between wickets. -Photo by AFP
South African wicketkeeper AB de Villiers (R) celebrates the stumping of Mohammad Hafeez. -Photo by AFP
South African wicketkeeper AB de Villiers (R) celebrates the stumping of Mohammad Hafeez. -Photo by AFP
Pakistan cricketer Umar Gul hits a six. -Photo by AFP
Pakistan cricketer Umar Gul hits a six. -Photo by AFP
South Africa's fielder Jean-Paul Duminy, left, celebrates after catching out Yasir Arafat. -Photo by AP
South Africa's fielder Jean-Paul Duminy, left, celebrates after catching out Yasir Arafat. -Photo by AP
South African cricketer Johan Botha celebrates after he dismissed Pakistan batsman Kamran Akmal. -Photo by AFP
South African cricketer Johan Botha celebrates after he dismissed Pakistan batsman Kamran Akmal. -Photo by AFP
Kamran Akmal reacts after his dismissal. -Photo by AFP
Kamran Akmal reacts after his dismissal. -Photo by AFP
South African cricketer Farhaan Behardien fails to stop the ball off Mohammad Hafeez. -Photo by AFP
South African cricketer Farhaan Behardien fails to stop the ball off Mohammad Hafeez. -Photo by AFP
Pakistan cricketers Umar Akmal (C) and Saeed Ajmal (L) celebrate victory as South African captain AB de Villiers (L) looks on. -Photo by AFP
Pakistan cricketers Umar Akmal (C) and Saeed Ajmal (L) celebrate victory as South African captain AB de Villiers (L) looks on. -Photo by AFP

Comments (2) (Closed)


Syed
Sep 29, 2012 08:51am
good work .Pakistan need this type of recovery and try to do hard till the last.Inshallah god will help pakistan. Syed Asif Zafar Jeddah Love pakistan
kashif
Sep 29, 2012 11:59am
Good match won by bowlers.....hope the batsmen do well in next matches in this group of death of T20....