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.
The debutant quick bowler of South Africa, Kyle Abbott, demolished the weak Pakistani batting while capturing 7 wickets as the hosts anticipated a clean sweep.
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.
South Africa maintained their supremacy in Test cricket while beating Pakistan in an absorbing encounter on the fourth day of the second match at Cape Town.
Robin Peterson smashed his maiden Test fifty and spared South Africa a debacle against Pakistan which managed hundred plus lead in their 2nd innings.
The master off spinner, Saeed Ajmal, made life difficult for the South African batsmen and ripped off their top order batting after Pakistan scored enough runs.
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.
The perishable batting of Pakistan surrendered to the deadly fast bowling of Dale Steyn as the tourists fell to their lowest Test score ever in an innings.