Pakistan vs South Africa 1st T20I 2021 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Pakistan vs South Africa 1st T20I 2021 - South Africa tour of Pakistan 3-match Twenty20 international series of the 1st T20I match played between South Africa and Pakistan at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore in 11th February 2021.

Mohammad Rizwan celebrates his century © AAMIR QURESHI/AFP via Getty Images

Mohammad Rizwan's record-breaking century before Faheem Ashraf holds nerve as Pakistan thrilling 3-run victory over South Africa and take a 1-0 lead in a nail-biter game of the first T20I.

Match Stats : 
  • Pakistan's 3-run win was their joint second smallest victory by terms of runs in T20 international and It is their narrowest win against Pakistan in T20Is, previous smallest win by 6-runs at Cape Town in 2013.
  • Mohammad Rizwan became the first Pakistan batsman to score a century against South Africa in T20I cricket history.
  • Mohammad Rizwan became the second Pakistan batsman to score a hundred in T20 internationals after Ahmed Shehzad.
  • Mohammad Rizwan's unbeaten 104 was the second highest score for Pakistan in T20 international and the highest score by an Pakistan batsman against South Africa in T20Is, surpassing the previous record of 90 held by Babar Azam at Johannesburg in 2019.
  • 7 : Mohammad Rizwan hit the most sixes in an innings by an Pakistan batsman in T20 international cricket history, surpassing the previous record of 6-sixes jointly hit by Ahmed Shehzad and Mohammad Hafeez.
  • Pakistan's 169 was their fifth highest score against South Africa in T20 internationals.
  • South Africa's 166 was their fourth highest score against Pakistan in T20 internationals.
  • 53 : Janneman Malan and Reeza Hendricks set up the fifth highest first-wicket partnership for South Africa against Pakistan in T20 internationals.

Pakistan scored 169-6 in 20 overs with top scorer by Mohammad Rizwan 104 not out - which was his 1st T20I hundred, Haider Ali 21 and Hussain Talat 15.

South Africa best bowler by Andile Phehlukwayo took 2-wickets, Tabraiz Shamshi, Bjorn Fortuin and Lutho Sipamla each took one-wickets.

South Africa scored 166-6 in 20 overs with top scorer by Reeza Hendricks struck 54 off 42-balls including 8-fours.

Janneman Malan hammered a 44 off 29-balls including 8-fours & a six with strike rate of 151.72, Bjorn Fortuin 17 not out and Dwaine Pretorius 15 not out.

Pakistan best bowler by Usman Qadir, Haris Rauf both took 2-wickets and one for Faheem Ashraf.

Mohammad Rizwan named Player of the match for his record-breaking 104-runs knocked off facing 64-balls including 7-sixes and 6-fours with strike rate of 162.50.



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