3rd ODI: South Africa beat Pakistan despite Shahid Afridi's fireworks

De Villiers and Amla put on 238 runs off 182 balls to better the mark of 237 set by India's Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar against Kenya at Bristol during the 1999 World Cup.

updated: March 18, 2013 09:22 IST
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Johannesburg: Captain AB de Villiers and Hashim Amla set a record stand for the third wicket as South Africa survived Shahid Afridi's later onslaught to win the third one-day international by 34 runs on Sunday.

The victory earned South Africa a 2-1 lead in the five-match series.

Afridi smashed five fours and seven sixes in a blistering knock of 88 off 48 balls before Pakistan was bowled out for 309 in 48.1 overs after centuries from de Villiers (128) and Amla (122) had led South Africa to 343-5.

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