Pakistan were thwarted by bad light this past Sunday, one wicket short of a second successive innings win over Zimbabwe, but could afford to start contemplating a clean sweep of series wins on their southern-Africa tour.
Proteas batsman Rassie van der Dussen says the absence of Temba Bavuma and the six IPL players was evident throughout the T20I series defeat by Pakistan.
Pakistan inflicted further misery on the Proteas with a narrow three-wicket victory in the final T20I at SuperSport Park on Friday, wrapping up a 3-1 series win.
Wiaan Mulder will make his T20I debut with the Proteas batting first again after Pakistan won the toss and elected to field first in Friday’s fourth and final clash in Centurion.
Follow the live action from SuperSport Park where the Proteas take on Pakistan in the fourth and final T20I, needing nothing but victory to avoid a series defeat.
Proteas stand-in captain Heinrich Klaasen wasn’t pleased with his side’s poor effort in the field during Wednesday’s nine-wicket loss to Pakistan in Centurion.
Pakistan skipper Babar Azam says he has been longing for a knock for the ages for quite some time after hitting his maiden T20I century against the Proteas on Wednesday.
Pakistan took a 2-1 series lead thanks to a spectacular century by Babar Azam to help guide the visitors to a nine-wicket victory over the Proteas on Wednesday.
Pakistan captain Babar Azam produced a knock of the highest quality, smashing 122 from 59 deliveries as Pakistan hammered the Proteas by nine wickets in the third T20I in Centurion on Wednesday.
Rassie van der Dussen has recovered from injury as the Proteas bat first in the all-important third T20I against Pakistan in Centurion on Wednesday.
Follow the live action from SuperSport Park in Centurion where the Proteas take on Pakistan in the third T20I.
Proteas spinner George Linde has asked the cricketing public to be patient with the team as they continue building towards a new brand of playing.
The Proteas levelled the T20I series with Pakistan after a clinical six-wicket victory at the Wanderers on Monday.
George Linde and Lizaad Williams both claimed three wickets each, while Aiden Markram struck a consecutive half-century as the Proteas beat Pakistan by six wickets in the second T20I in Johannesburg on Monday.
Follow the live action from the Wanderers where the Proteas take on Pakistan in the second T20I.