The native of Pakistan and the leg break bowler of South Africa, Imran Tahir, led his team with a superb bowling as the home batsmen surrendered against him.
Misbah-ul-Haq was the star of the third day with a hundred as the hosts gained a vital 1st innings lead and captured four important wickets of South Africa.
A sterling unbeaten hundred from the run machine of South Africa, Hashim Amla, guided his team to a reasonable position in the opening Test against Pakistan.
A sparkling ton from the young gun of England, Joe Root, assisted by a solid batting from Ian Bell put England in a commanding position against Australia.
South Africa humiliated Pakistan by defeating them consecutively in the third Test with a combined team work as the visitors faced a whitewash in the series.
The Proteas got hold of the ordinary looking bowling of Pakistan with a masterly display of batting from the run machine, Hashim Amal, and AB de Villiers.
The most senior batsman of Pakistan, Younis Khan, along with a junior, Asad Shafiq, brought prosperity to Pakistan after an early collapse vs. South Africa.
The pace battery of South Africa has made a habit of humiliating the touring teams by crushing them to their low scores in a Test innings since the last two years.
A career- best bowling by Dale Steyn and smart wicket keeping supported by a sizzling ton from AB de Villiers let down Pakistan as South Africa won the 1st Test.
The lethal and controlled bowling from Pakistan restricted the strong batting line up of South Africa within limits and took charge of the match on day one.