A scintillating ton from the middle order batsman, Umar Akmal, lifted his team from the doldrums as Pakistan triumphed against Afghanistan in an important game.
A devastating fast bowling spell from Lasith Malinga and an excellent century by Lahiru Thirimanne led their side to a superb victory against Pakistan.
Ahmed Shehzad blasted his third ODI ton, put Pakistan on top while their bowlers finished the game positively against the hosts, South Africa.
The Green shirts finally won a game after six consecutive defeats from the Proteas who lost a close encounter in the second Twenty20 at Cape Town.
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.
The skipper of the Proteas, AB de Villiers, led his side from the front with a ton and their bowlers humiliated the Pakistani batsmen again in the final ODI.
The enthusiastic Pakistani squad outplayed the world T20 Champions, West Indies, in all departments of the game in the 2nd game and won the series convincingly.
Misbah-ul-Haq once again led his team from the front by playing a responsible knock well assisted by Ahmed Shehzad and his bowlers as Pakistan beat West Indies.