Ryan McLaren was right at home, Rory Kleinveldt leaked too many runs, Lonwabo Tsotsobe was downright inadequate and David Miller secured one hand on a Champions Trophy berth, writes Gareth Stevens.
South African captain AB de Villiers has joined team-mate Hashim Amla at the top of the International Cricket Council's ODI player rankings for batsmen - on the back of his Player-of-the-Series performance against Pakistan this month.
Captain Misbah-ul-Haq lamented a characteristic lack of stamina, after Pakistan's batting inadequacies cost a six-wicket loss - and three-nil series defeat at the hands of South Africa in Sunday's fifth and final ODI in Benoni.
Captain AB de Villiers took great pleasure in leading South Africa to a six-wicket win - and three-two series triumph - over Pakistan in the fifth and final ODI in Benoni.
An unbeaten 95 from captain AB de Villiers completed what his seam attack started, as South Africa romped to a six-wicket win - and three-two series victory - over Pakistan in Sunday's fifth and final ODI in Benoni.