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South Africa Crush Pakistan in Decider to Clinches ODI Series

CAPE TOWN: The South Africa have completely outclassed Pakistan in the final and fifth ODI to clinch five-match series with 3-2 at Cape Town on Wednesday.

Chasing 241 runs target Protease batsmen hammered Pakistani bowlers and got the target 10 over earlier.

The wicketkeeper-batsman Q de Kock stole the show with quick fire 83 in just 58 balls with 11 fours and three sixes. He made the target easy while the captain F du Plessis, 50, along with and Dussen, 50, consolidated the innings and achieved the target with great ease.

Usman, Shaheen and Amir each shared a wicket.

Earlier, Pakistan batting failed to set a big total on the board and only managed 241-run target for South in the fifth and all important series-deciding One-day International game at the Newlands Cricket Ground.

The late firework by the left-hander all-rounder Imad Waseem with 47 only 31 balls help of four fours and two might sixes helped Pakistan to end the 50 over quota at 240 with two wickets remaining.

Pakistani batsmen choose wrong short selection as despite starting building partnership they trapped to African bowlers and lost their wickets.

The out of form Fakhar Zaman fine innings with 70 help of 10 fours and Shoaib Malik 31 the big scorers of the innings.

South Africa won the toss and invited Pakistan to elect to bat.

The ODI series between the two giants of world cricket is tied at 2-2 after the visitors Pakistan pulled off an incredible win at the Wanderers Stadium in the 4th game of the series.