Umar Akmal played a sizzling knock of 94 and shared a match winning partnership of 96 with Kamran Akmal as Pakistan triumphed against Australia.
Graeme Smith powered a double ton whereas AB de Villiers was heading towards the same direction and they guided their team for a possible win vs. Pakistan.
The native of Pakistan and the leg break bowler of South Africa, Imran Tahir, led his team with a superb bowling as the home batsmen surrendered against him.
Misbah-ul-Haq was the star of the third day with a hundred as the hosts gained a vital 1st innings lead and captured four important wickets of South Africa.
A sterling unbeaten hundred from the run machine of South Africa, Hashim Amla, guided his team to a reasonable position in the opening Test against Pakistan.
Ahmed Shehzad blasted 98 runs by crushing the bowling of Zimbabwe and Mohammad Hafeez led from the front with his all round performance as Pakistan won easily.
The enterprising all rounder, Shahid Afridi, snatched the victory from West Indies with his powerful batting with the support of Umar Amin and Zulfiqar Babar.
The selection committee of Pakistan Cricket Board has announced its squads for ODIs and T20s against India due to be played from December 25 to January 6, 2013.