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Patna : Paakistan defeated South Africa (SA) by 95 runs in the 2nd test test at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on Day 5 on February 8, 2021, to sweep the two-match test series 2-0. Medium fast bowler Hasan Ali was named Player Of The Match for taking 10 wickets in the match. Mohd Rizwan (wk), who scored an unbeaten 115 in Pakistan’s 2nd innings, was named Player Of The Series. Pakistan had scored 272 runs in 1st innings and 298 runs in their 2nd innings.

Set a target of 370 runs, SA were all out for 274 in 91.4 overs in their 2nd innings with opener Aiden Markram scoring a fighting 108 in 243 balls with 13 fours and 3 sixes, his 5th test century, and Temba Bavuma, who had scored an unbeaten 44 in first innings, scoring 61 in 125 balls with 6 fours. Rassie van der Dussen scored 48 in 97 balls with 8 fours. Captain Quinton de Kock, who had scored 29 runs in the first innings, was out for a duck in 2nd innings. Faf du Plessis, who had scored 17 in first innings, scored 5 runs in second innings. SA had scored 201 runs in their first innings.