In the second Test, South Africa were bowled out for 201 in the first innings, while at the end of the third day, the national team has scored 129 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. In the first innings of the second Test being played in Rawalpindi, Pakistan were bowled out for 272, in response to which the visitors were bowled out for 201 and the hosts had a 71-run lead which has now reached 201.
The opening batsmen of the national team against South Africa also failed in the second innings. Imran Butt returned to the pavilion without opening an account, Abid Ali’s resistance died at 13 runs. Captain Babar Azam fell victim to left-arm spinner Maharaj for the third time in the series, he was out after scoring 8 runs.
Left-arm spinner George Linde traps the national team batsmen in his spin net.
Azhar Ali (33), Fawad Alam (12) and Faheem Ashraf (29) fell victim to Linda. For South Africa, George Linde took three wickets, Keshu Maharaj two and Kagiso Rabada one. Earlier, on the third day of play, captain Quentin de Kock was dismissed for 29 in an aggressive innings. Milder 33, George Linde 21 runs were out. Dan Elgar 15, Van der Dawson was bowled without opening an account.
Faf Dupleix fell victim to Faheem Ashraf after scoring 17 runs, Eden Markram was dismissed for 32 runs. Tamba Bauma remained unbeaten on 44. Hassan Ali took five wickets, Noman Ali, Faheem Ashraf and Shaheen Afridi took one wicket each for the national team. Fahim Ashraf, captain Babar Azam and Fawad Alam managed to score 272 runs thanks to responsible batting. Babar Azam (77) and Fawad Alam (45) were all out while Faheem Ashraf (78) remained unbeaten. Imran Butt 15, Abid Ali 6, Azhar Ali 0, Mohammad Rizwan 18 runs were the guests. Hassan Ali, Yasir Shah and Noman Ali scored 8.8 runs. For South Africa, Energy Norji took 5 wickets and Kishore Maharaj took 3 wickets.