Best performances - Batsmen
Player Of The Match
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Hasan Ali finished with figures of 3 for 24, the best bowling figures by a Pakistani in Champions Trophy since 2006
It wasn't a perfect performance but it came against the No. 1 ODI team. And it did provide a reminder that, for all their frailty with the bat, they have a potent bowling attack that can win them games
Following a trial by spin at the IPL, AB de Villiers finds himself up against it once again at the Champions Trophy
Pakistan's 23-year old fast bowler showed plenty of heart, with ball and on the field, to revive his team's Champions Trophy campaign
AB de Villiers' troubling lack of form has been compounded by a terse manner off the field, and confused messages on it. Something seems amiss
Fakhar Zaman's ave in list-A career, before making his ODI debut today. In his last list-A tournament, Pakistan Cup in April 2017, his scores were - 62. 59, 73, 104, 10.
SA's win-loss record defending totals of less than 225 in ODIs in last 4 years. Last time they scored less than 225 was in Jun 2016 v Aus (189/9) and won by 47 runs.
No. of 3-wkt hauls for Hasan Ali in his career of 18 ODIs. Since his debut in Aug 2016, all other Pak bowlers combined have picked only 6 such hauls.
Runs added by SA's top-4 in this match, is their lowest when batting first in ODIs since the 45 runs v Ban in Chittagong in July 2015.
No. of instances of Pak spinners taking 3 or more wickets in the first 15 overs of an ODI inns since 2001, including today. The other instance was v Ban in 2011, 4 wkts.
This is the first time AB de Villiers got out for a golden duck in his ODI career. Overall, this was his seventh duck.
No. of boundaries hit by South Africa in the first 10 overs in this tournament - 2 vs SL in the last game and 3 in this match.
1 v 8
This match is between the No. 1 ranked team (SA) and No. 8 ranked team (Pak).
No. of consecutive losses for Pakistan in Champions Trophy, before today. Their last win was against India in Centurion in 2009.