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    Proteas ‘B’ side loses final ODI and series to Pakistan

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    The Proteas, missing a number of first-choice players, predictably lost the third and deciding ODI against Pakistan at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Wednesday, 7 April.

    AS IT HAPPENED | PROTEAS V PAKISTAN, 3RD ODI – 7 APRIL 2021

    Proteas skipper Temba Bavuma won the toss and elected to bowl.

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    Pakistan amassed 320/7 in their allotted 50 overs with Fakhar Zaman hitting a second consecutive century (101).

    In reply the Proteas finished on 292 all out, giving Pakistan victory by 28 runs.

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    Meanwhile, the match shaped up as a test of South Africa’s reserve strength. They were without five players released to the Indian Premier League, who had earned a total of 371 one-day caps.

    It was also announced shortly before the toss that Rassie van der Dussen, one of their most reliable batsmen, had been ruled out because of a quad muscle injury.

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    South Africa made a total of seven changes, with left-arm wrist spinner Tabraiz Shamsi dropped in the only unforced change. Shamsi was replaced with orthodox left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj.

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    The seven incoming players have a total of 30 caps.

    Pakistan made four changes. Leg-spinner Shadab Khan was ruled out with a toe injury and replaced by new cap Usman Qadir.

    Batsmen Danish Aziz and Asif Ali were replaced by Mohammad Nawaz and wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed, while fast bowler Hasan Ali came in for Mohammad Hasnain.

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    Proteas captain Temba Bavuma said he hoped to take advantage of early overhead conditions which could help swing bowling.

    He said the new players were like-for-like replacements.

    “They are fully aware of what is expected of them,” he said.

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    TEAMS:

    South Africa

    Temba Bavuma (captain), Aiden Markram, Janneman Malan, Jon-Jon Smuts, Kyle Verreynne, Heinrich Klaasen (wkt), Andile Phehlukwayo, Keshav Maharaj, Darryn Dupavillon, Beuran Hendricks, Lutho Sipamla

    Pakistan

    Babar Azam (captain), Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfraz Ahmed (wkt),  Mohammad Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usman Qadir, Haris Rauf

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    Umpires: Marais Erasmus, Bongani Jele (both RSA)

    TV umpire: Adrian Holdstock (RSA)

    Match referee: Andy Pycroft (ZIM)

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