A solid unbroken partnership of 199 runs between Shaun Marsh and Steven Smith consolidated the position of their team against South Africa in the first Test.
The South African batsmen toyed with the bowling of India, showered boundaries at will and their bowlers punctured the strong batting of the visitors.
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 perishable batting line up of Pakistan continued with its unpredictable performance and surrendered against the deadly bowling attack of the Proteas.
The Pakistani bowling unit brought their team back in the series by folding cheaply the strong batting line of South Africa as the hosts won the game easily.
A consecutive all round performance from Tillkaratne Dilshan , well assisted by Kumar Sangakkara, and a deadly bowing by the Islanders drowned Proteas again.
The batsmen of Pakistan let them down again with their dismal performance against the formidable South Africa who ended up winning the match convincingly.
Shakhar Dhawan blasted his maiden ODI ton and Rohit Sharma assisted him well while opening the innings as India went on to win the opener against South Africa.
Pakistan displayed a balanced performance in all departments of the game and clinched the encounter vs. South Africa in the ICC Champions Trophy Warm-up match.
Sachin Tendulkar gave a match winning performance with the bat for Mumbai Indians whereas their bowlers ripped through the batting of Kolkata Knight Riders.