Gul cameo dents Proteas

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Updated: September 28, 2012

A cameo Umar Gul innings brought Pakistan from the bring of defeat, to victory against South Africa in another thrilling T20 Super 8 match.

The Pakistan fast bowler took his chances in the unfamiliar role as batsman, and contributed with a crucial 32 off 17 deliveries in a 49 run partnership with Umar Akmal, who contributed with 43, eventually overhauling the Proteas 133 with 2 balls to spare.

Pakistan 136 for 8 (Umar Akmal 43*, Gul 32) beat South Africa 133 for 6 (Duminy 48, Hafeez 2-23) by two wickets