Close of Play

  • Tue, 8 Oct - day 1 - South Africans 1st innings 332/6 (F du Plessis 25*, 90 ov)
  • Wed, 9 Oct - day 2 - Pakistan A 1st innings 230/4 (Asad Shafiq 32*, Umar Amin 10*, 78 ov)
  • Thu, 10 Oct - day 3 - South Africans 2nd innings 109/3 (31.5 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

Sth Africans 3rd innings Partnerships

1st37JP DuminyF du Plessis
2nd47RJ PetersonF du Plessis
3rd1RJ PetersonVD Philander
4th24VD PhilanderM Morkel
  • Quadir gives South Africans something to ponder

    Satisfied with their workout after eight sessions, the South Africans called time on their practice match against Pakistan A at tea on the final day.

  • Shehzad impresses with fluent fifty

    Fluent fifties from openers Ahmed Shehzad and Shan Masood, and No. 3 batsman Azhar Ali helped Pakistan A reach 230 for 4 at the end of the first day against the South Africans

  • 'Our plan against Smith worked' - Amin

    Umar Amin, the Pakistan A captain, has something useful to share with the Pakistan senior side ahead of the Tests against South Africa: how to get Graeme Smith out

  • Top order keeps South Africans solid

    Four of South Africa's top five strolled to half-centuries against Pakistan A in Sharjah on a surface reminiscent of the ones they played the two Test series on in 2010 for its lifelessness