Babar Azam hit a majestic 90 but Pakistan's long streak of series wins came to an end in the second Twenty20 international against South Africa at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday.
South Africa took a winning 2-0 lead in the three-match series with a dramatic seven-run win. Pakistan had not lost a T20 series since they were eliminated from the World T20 in India in March 2016.
SCORES IN BRIEF
SOUTH AFRICA: 188 for 3 (VD Dussen 45, Miller 65 not out; Wasim 1-9)
PAKISTAN: 181 for 7 (Azam 90, Talat 55; A. Phehlukwayo 3-36)
Result: South Africa won by seven runs to lead series 2-0