Chennai | Skipper Babar Azam and Saud Shakeel struck fine fifties before Tabraiz Shamsi snapped up four wickets to help South Africa bowl out Pakistan for 270 in a World Cup match here on Friday.
Opting to bat, Babar made a 65-ball 50, while Shakeel scored a run-a-ball 52. Shadab Khan also chipped in with a 36-ball 43.
However, Pakistan couldn't build partnerships as South Africa managed to take wickets with Shamsi (4/60) emerging as the most successful bowler.
Marco Jansen (3/43), Gerald Coetzee (2/42) and Lungi Ngidi (1/45) shared six wickets between them Brief Scores:
Pakistan: 270 all out in 46.4 overs (Babar Azam 50, Shakeel scored 52; Tabraiz Shamsi 4/60).
Following is the scoreboard of the World Cup match between Pakistan and South Africa here on Friday.
Pakistan Innings: Abdullah Shafique c Ngidi b Jansen 9
Imam-ul-Haq c Klaasen b Jansen 12
Babar Azam c De Kock b Shamsi 50
Mohammad Rizwan c De Kock b Coetzee 31
Iftikhar Ahmed c Klaasen b Shamsi 21
Saud Shakeel c De Kock b Shamsi 52
Shadab Khan c Maharaj b Coetzee 43
Mohammad Nawaz c Miller b Jansen 24
Shaheen Shah Afridi c Maharaj b Shamsi 2 Mohammad Wasim c De Kock b Ngidi 7
Haris Rauf not out 0
Extras (B-4, NB-4, W-11) 19
Total (All Out in 46.4 overs) 270
Fall of Wickets: 1-20, 2-38, 3-86, 4-129, 5-141, 6-225, 7-240, 8-259, 9-268.
Bowling: Marco Jansen 9-1-43-3, Lungi Ngidi 7.4-0-45-1, Aiden Markram 4-0-20-0, Keshav Maharaj 9-0-56-0, Gerald Coetzee 7-0-42-2, Tabraiz Shamsi 10-0-60-4