Pakistan captain Babar Azam gave a batting masterclass to give Pakistan a nine-wicket win in the third T20I against South Africa at Supersport Park on Wednesday.

Babar smashed 122, his first T20 century, as Pakistan had two overs remaining to chase down a challenging target of 204 runs.

In the first day, Babar included Virat Kohli as the world’s top batsman in ODIs, he hit 15 fours and four sixes in an exhibition of brilliant times and placements, before he needed only seven runs.

Mohammad Rizwan scored an unbeaten 73 for Pakistan in the first wicket partnership of 197.

Viewers took a 2–1 lead in the four-match series. The final game will be on Friday.

Score: South Africa 203–5 (Aiden Markram 63, Janneman Malan 55) lost to Pakistan 205/1 in 18 overs (not Babar Azam 122, not Mohammad Rizwan 73) in 20 overs..