AB de Villiers makes difference, admits Misbah-ul-Haq

De Villiers, who was dropped on one, overcame some hostile bowling on an unpredictable pitch as South Africa chased down Pakistan's 205 all out with six overs to spare.

updated: March 25, 2013 11:08 IST
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Benoni: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq said his opposite number, AB de Villiers, was the difference as South Africa clinched a 3-2 series win in the fifth and final one-day international.

De Villiers hit an unbeaten 95 to guide his side to a six-wicket win after the teams went into the deciding match locked at 2-2.

The South Africa skipper made 367 runs in the series at an average of 91.75 and took both the man of the match and man of the series awards.

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