The hosts, South Africa, revived their lost pride by defeating Pakistan in the third ODI comprehensively as the batting of the visitors crumbled once again.
The jubilant captain of Pakistan, Misbah-ul-Haq, was pleased with the performance of his team, who beat South Africa in the second ODI and subsequently won the series.
Ahmed Shehzad blasted his third ODI ton, put Pakistan on top while their bowlers finished the game positively against the hosts, South Africa.
The Green shirts finally won a game after six consecutive defeats from the Proteas who lost a close encounter in the second Twenty20 at Cape Town.
The lady luck kept away from the visiting Green Shirts who were chasing nicely but lost the rain affected first Twenty20 against the Proteas at Johannesburg.
The composed unit of South Africa continued with their winning streak against out of form Pakistani team which lost the consecutive T20 game at Dubai.
Dale Steyn produced his career’s best spell against Pakistan when he demolished their batting and South Africa grasped the game smoothly at Abu Dhabi.
Khurram Manzoor plundered his maiden Test ton, the debutant Shan Masood dispatched fifty and shared a valuable opening partnership as Pakistan ruled the day.
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.
The experienced duo of Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara toyed with the South African bowling as Sri Lanka clinched the fourth ODI and series.