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South Africa Beats Pakistan by Four Wickets to Ensure Series Win

February 17, 2013

South African Cricketer Hashim Amla

South African cricketer Hashim Amla plays shot on day 4 of the 2nd Test match between South Africa and Pakistan in Cape Town. Photographer: Alexander Joe/AFP via Getty Images

South Africa defeated Pakistan by four wickets in the second cricket Test to take a decisive 2-0 lead in a three-game series.

Pakistan scored 338 in its first innings, Younis Khan and Asad Shafiq both scoring 111 at Cape Town. The visitors slumped to 169 all out in the second innings, Vernon Philander taking 4- 40 and Dale Steyn 3-38.

South Africa got 326 in its first innings and 182-6 in its second, Hashim Amla making 58, to wrap up victory on the fourth day.

To contact the editors responsible for this story: Christopher Elser at celser@bloomberg.net.


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