South Africa wins 2nd test, seals series against Pakistan

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Armed with a four-man fast-bowling attack that has a strong claim to be the best in the world, South Africa won the second test and the series against Pakistan by making the 41 runs it needed on the morning of the fourth day on Sunday.

South Africa’s batsmen completed a nine-wicket win and a seventh straight series success at home, a comfortable victory set up once again by the Proteas’ pacemen, who very nearly made both of the opening two tests of the series three-day affairs.

The match at Newlands only went 47 minutes into the fourth day, when South Africa cruised to 43-1 in its second innings to finish the job.

Pakistan has failed to reach 200 in three of its four innings so far in the series with South Africa’s attack, boasting top-ranked test bowler…

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