The Proteas continued with their blistering form against the Green Shirts when they outplayed the hosts in all departments of the game in the first Twenty20.
A brave batting by Kamran Akmal assisted by two match winning partnerships with Shoaib Malik and Wahab Riaz led the Pakistani team to a victory vs. Ireland.
Mohammad Irfan tyrannized the strong batting of South Africa with his lethal fast bowling and Misbah-ul-Haq led well by his batting as Pakistan won the game.
MS Dhoni was convinced that the decision of leaving out the off- spinner, Ravichandran Ashwin, was made thoughtfully after the inclusion of three fast bowlers.
A scintillating fourth wicket match winning partnership of 106 runs between Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik lifted Pakistan to a gigantic win in the first T20.
A fourth wicket partnership at the crucial stage of the game between Haris Sohail and Shoaib Malik assisted Sialkot Stallions to a decent victory vs. Hampshire.
The man in form, Virat Kohli, played another solid innings which led India to a comfortable win against their arch rivals Pakistan in the ICC World Twenty20.