[caption id="attachment_861026" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-861026" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Haris-Sohail-brings-up-fifty-1.jpg" alt="Haris, Cricket World Cup 2019, live cricket score, PAK vs SA live score, ball by ball commentary, PAK vs SA, PAK vs SA live streaming, PAK vs SA scoreboard" width="628" height="355" /> Haris Sohail, who was picked in the team ahead of Shoaib Malik, scored 89 to set up Pakistan s win over South Africa. @AFP[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/haris-sohail/news/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Haris Sohail</a> and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/babar-azam/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Babar Azam</a> starred with the bat and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/shadab-khan/news/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Shadab Khan</a>, Wahab Riaz and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/mohammad-amir" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Mohammad Amir</a> shared eight wickets amongst themselves as Pakistan returned to winnings ways, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/cricket-world-cup-butter-fingered-pakistan-stay-alive-south-africa-eliminated-after-lords-scrap-860951">beating South Africa by 49 runs</a> in the <a href="https://bit.ly/2Ky2EwE">30<sup>th</sup> match</a> of the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/icc-cricket-world-cup-2019">ICC Cricket World Cup 2019</a> at the Lord s Cricket Ground on Sunday. <p></p> <p></p>Electing to bat, Pakistan scored 308 after Imam-ul-Haq and Fakhar Zaman put up a -run stand for the opening wicket. Sohail, who replaced Shoaib Malik in the playing XI, and Babar then made sure Pakistan go past 300-run mark, with the left-hander scoring 89 and Babar scoring 69. <p></p> <p></p>Having played six games, Pakistan now have two wins against their name in addition to three losses and a washout and are now on the spot with five points against their name. <p></p> <p></p><strong>ALSO READ:</strong> <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/articles/cricket-world-cup-crocked-south-africa-have-run-out-of-luck-but-are-we-surprised-859280" target="_blank" rel="noopener">South Africa have run out of luck, but are we surprised?</a> <p></p> <p></p>The Faf du Plessis-led side, meanwhile, suffered their fifth defeat in seven matches having won one and one being a washout in the World Cup 2019 and are languishing at the ninth spot with three points against their name. <p></p> <p></p><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-861028" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Latest-points-table-after-Pakistan-South-Africa-game.jpg" alt="" width="628" height="541" /> <p></p> <p></p>With this defeat, South Africa s chances of making it to the top four are over while a win on Sunday has given Pakistan a ray of hope of still making it to the semifinals. <p></p> <p></p><strong>Cricket World Cup 2019, <a href="http://cricketcountry.com/?p=860436">PAK vs SA: As it happened</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>Pakistan will now take on New Zealand (on June 26), Afghanistan (on June 29) and Bangladesh (on July 5). <p></p> <p></p>The Proteas, meanwhile, will face Sri Lanka (on June 28) and Australia (on July 6) in their last two matches of the league stage.