#PAKVRSA: Hassan Ali Helps Pakistan To A Series Victory

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#PAKVRSA and Hasan Ali are among top trends on different social media platforms across Pakistan after the green shirts won the Test series against the visiting South African side, today. So, here is a look at a few takeaways after the end of the Rawalpindi Test that saw the men in green win by 95 runs.

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Hassan Ali Registers A Remarkable Comeback During The #PAKVRSA Contest

#PAKVRSA Hassan Ali
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After nearly year and a half of absence owing to an injury, Hassan has registered a remarkable comeback game during the Test series against South Africa and particularly the last Test in which he claimed 10 wickets. The pacer then was named the player of the match for his brilliant performance.

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Rizwan In The Form Of His Life

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Wicket-keeper batsman not only scored his first century during the game but was also named as the player of the series and so, Pakistan’s Test vice-captain is in the form of life and there seems no competition apparent for him in the country at the moment. 

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Has Misbah-ul-Haq Survived?

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So, has Misbah survived? Well, he might as well have! Nevertheless, Pakistan’s head coach still needs to win the upcoming T20 series against the Proteas to be completely out of hot waters.

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A Good Start For Babar Azam

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Skipper Babar Azam then has had a wonderful start to his tenure as Pakistan’s Test captain and we all hope that he is able to carry it forward from here.

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Pakistan Goes Up In The ICC Test Rankings

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Pakistan has moved to fifth position in the ICC Test rankings after white-washing the Proteas. It is worth mentioning here that they were placed at number seven position prior to the series.