South Africa set 316 runs target against Pakistan

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Bloemfontein: Colin Ingram ton helped South Africa to set a 316-run target against Pakistan in the first One Day International match here on Sunday.

Earlier, Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and put the proteas into bat.

South African openers Graeme Smith and Hashim Amla provided better opening stand to their team and then AB Devillers made quick 65 runs.

Ingram played a superb knock and remained unbeaten on 105. It was his 3rd century in the ODIs.

Saeed Ajmal took 2 wickets while Junaid Khan and Muhammad Hafeez got one wicket each.

South Africa: GC Smith, HM Amla, CA Ingram, AB de Villiers, F du Plessis, F Behardien, R McLaren, RJ Peterson, RK Kleinveldt, KJ Abbott, LL Tsotsobe

Pakistan: Nasir Jamshed, Mohammad Hafeez, Younis Khan, Asad Shafiq, Misbah-ul-Haq, Shoaib Malik, Kamran Akmal, Shahid Afridi, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal, Junaid Khan

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  1. [...] bowler for the hosts as he took two wickets while McLaren and Dale Steyn shared one wicket each. Pakistan was defeated by a huge margin of 125 runs in the first ODI. The green shirts were outclassed in all fields of the cricket including batting, bowling and [...]

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