BABAR AZAM ACHIEVED AN HONOR NO OTHER PLAYERS HAVE
Babar Azam has became the 5th Pakistani captain to win a Test series at Debo, followed by Saleem Malik, Javed Miandad, Mushtaq Mohammad, and Fazal Mahmood.
Babar Azam became the 5th captain of Pakistan to win his debut Test series. Pakistan completed a clean sweep of the two-match series by defeating South Africa by 95 runs in the second Test. In the match played at Pindi Stadium, the national team beat South Africa thanks to Hassan Ali and Shaheen Shah Afridi’s excellent bowling.
For the first time in the history of Test cricket, Pakistan defeated South Africa in a whitewash and a Test series for the second time. Earlier in 2003, Pakistan had beaten South Africa 0-1 in a Test series. It was Babar Azam’s first trophy as a Test captain. He also became the fifth Pakistani captain to win his Test series as a captain. Earlier, Fazal Mahmood won his first Test series against the West Indies in 1959 as a Test captain. Mushtaq Mohammad made his debut against New Zealand in 1976. Javed Miandad won his first Test series as captain against Australia in 1980, while Saleem Malik made his Test debut as captain against New Zealand in 1994.
Won the series:
South African batsmen Markram and Van der Dawson started the innings at the start of the match today. The visitors lost two wickets soon after Van der Dussen scored 48 and Duplessis 5 runs to hit Hassan Ali. After losing two wickets in a row, Markram and Bauma formed a partnership of more than 100 runs. During which Markram scored a century while Bauma scored a half-century. At one point, it seemed that the Proteas would win the match easily, with national team captain Babar Azam picking up a new ball and giving Shaheen Shah Afridi and Hassan Ali a chance to bowl.
On the crease, Hassan Ali dismissed the set batsman Markram 108 and captain D Cock for zer. after which the wickets of the visiting team began to fall. Shaheen Shah Afridi got four wickets while Yasir Shah got one wicket.