South Africa went on a batting rampage to set up a stunning 164-run win over Pakistan in the first one-day international at Centurion Park on Sunday.
South Africa hammered 392 for six after being sent in and then bowled out the tourists for 228.
To add to the misery of Pakistan, Shahid Afridi risked disciplinary action when he prodded his bat at a barracking spectator as he walked up the steps to the dressing room after being dismissed.
Pakistan's injury list grew when Shabbir Ahmed became the third fast bowler to be sent home from the tour after suffering a groin injury during a Twenty20 international in Johannesburg on Friday.
Inzamam-ul-Haq, the Pakistani captain, admitted his side had not batted or bowled well.
His decision to send South Africa in was based on a good record for teams chasing targets at Centurion, he said.
"I was thinking we would have to score 280 or 290 in the second innings but South Africa played very well," he said.
South Africa's innings was built on two century partnerships at far better than a run a ball on an excellent batting pitch.
Captain Graeme Smith (72) and AB de Villiers (67) helped give South Africa a fast start, putting on 140 off 112 balls for the first wicket.
But that was made to seem relatively pedestrian as man-of-the-match Jacques Kallis (88 not out) and Mark Boucher (78) thrashed 128 off 66 balls for the fifth wicket, with Boucher making his runs off just 38 balls.
Smith, who was playing in his 100th one-day international, said South Africa's total showed what could be achieved if the team made a good start, which they failed to do earlier in the season.
"We achieved all our goals today," he said.
It was the seventh-highest total in one-day internationals and the highest given up by Pakistan, whose previous worst was 363 for seven by England at Nottingham in 1992.
The Pakistan bowlers took a pounding and made their situation worse by sending down 16 wides and nine no-balls.
Pakistan's batsmen went for their shots in search of an unlikely victory, but four wickets fell in the first 12 overs.
Mohammad Yousuf made a stroke-filled 39 off 25 balls as he and Inzamam put on 49 for the fifth wicket. But both men were in the space of four balls with the total on 119.
Pakistan slid to 125 for eight and were in danger of suffering the biggest defeat by a margin of runs in one-day internationals before Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Sami reduced the deficit below the 256 runs by which Australia beat Namibia in Potchefstroom during the 2003 World Cup.
With the intensity out of the match, Malik and Sami put on 73 for the ninth wicket off a pedestrian 119 balls, with Malik making an unbeaten 52 and Sami a career-best 46.
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