Cape Town (Agencies): South Africa won the toss and opted to field against Pakistan in the first innings of the final match of 5-match series at PPC Newlands in Cape Town on Wednesday.
Pakistan’s opening batsman Fakhar Zaman smashed a half-century to help his team stay dominant.
The series is currently levelled at 2-2, after Pakistan secured a five-wicket victory over the hosts in the first ODI; the Proteas bounced back to defeat Pakistan by five wickets and then 13 runs in the second and third match; and Pakistan crushed South Africa by eight wickets in the fourth fixture despite a four-match suspension handed to skipper Sarfraz Ahmed.
PAKISTAN: Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik (capt), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Amir, Shaheen Afridi, Usman Khan
SOUTH AFRICA: Quinton de Kock (wk), Hashim Amla, Reeza Hendricks, Faf du Plessis (capt), Rassie van der Dussen, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Wiaan Mulder, Dale Steyn, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir.