South Africa made the most of a tactical blunder by Pakistan to lift the Karp Group Hong Kong Sixes in front of a capacity crowd at Kowloon Cricket Club yesterday.
|A happy South African team after beating Pakistan at Hong Kong Sixes|
Pakistan won the toss and put South Africa in to bat, a decision that winning captain Colin Ingram later described as one which was perfect and played up to his side's strengths - the bowling department - as they defended a sizable total of 142 and won by a hefty 37 runs.
Pakistan, perhaps, made another blunder here. Having opted to bowl first, they should have used their best bowlers at the start of the innings but instead began with their part-time bowlers, including Umar Akmal and Yasir Shah, who each gave away 39 runs.
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