Sarfraz performs as Pakistan bats in third ODI vs. SAfrica



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25 Jan 2019, 17:06 IST
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CENTURION, South Africa (AP) — Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed performed within the third one-day worldwide in opposition to South Africa on Friday regardless of coming underneath scrutiny for an allegedly racist remark within the second recreation.

Sarfraz apologized for his outburst whereas South Africa allrounder Andile Phehlukwayo was batting within the house crew’s victory in Durban on Tuesday. Talking within the Urdu language, Sarfraz was caught on a stump microphone saying “Hey black man, the place is your mom sitting right now? What (prayer) have you ever acquired her to say for you right now?”

The Worldwide Cricket Council is gathering data on the incident however hasn’t introduced any formal proceedings in opposition to Sarfraz, who mentioned his feedback had been a basic expression of frustration and never aimed particularly at Phehlukwayo.

Regardless of that, Sarfraz mentioned he additionally apologized in particular person to Phehlukwayo forward of Friday’s third ODI.

Safraz gained the toss for the sport and selected to bat first at SuperSport Park with the collection degree at 1-1.

Pakistan made two modifications after Phehlukwayo’s innings was key to South Africa’s series-leveling victory in Durban, with bowlers Imad Wasim and Mohammad Amir again within the lineup.

South Africa recalled wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock and quick bowler Dale Steyn after they had been rested for the primary two video games and seam bowler Beuran Hendricks was given his debut.



South Africa: Reeza Hendricks, Hashim Amla, Rassie van der Dussen, Quinton de Kock, Faf du Plessis (captain), David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Beuran Hendricks, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dale Steyn.

Pakistan: Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Sarfraz Ahmed (captain), Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi.

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