South Africa registered a thrilling one-run win against Pakistan in the first ODI here on Wednesday.

Pakistan, which had been cruising to victory, contrived to lose its last six wickets for just 18 runs. Spinner Imran Tahir and Wayne Parnell picked up three wickets each, while Lonwabo Tsotsobe claimed two. — AFP


The article has been edited to incorporate the following correction:

In the Sports page report, Pakistan commits harakiri (Oct. 31, 2013), while the text said that spinner Imran Tahir and Lonwabo Tsotsobe picked up three wickets each, the scoreboard said Tsotsobe claimed two wickets. The scoreboard is correct. Actually, Wayne Parnell and Imran Tahir had picked up three wickets each.

More In: SPORT | Today's Paper