Graeme Smith powered a double ton whereas AB de Villiers was heading towards the same direction and they guided their team for a possible win vs. Pakistan.
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.
The enterprising all rounder, Shahid Afridi, snatched the victory from West Indies with his powerful batting with the support of Umar Amin and Zulfiqar Babar.