Speaking in his role as a commentator for SuperSport television in the build-up to the third and final match in Centurion, Pollock said he believed the incident should have been sent to the third umpire for a ruling.
Fakhar hit 193 off 155 balls with 10 sixes and 18 fours but he lacked support as Pakistan made 324 for nine in reply to South Africa's 341 for six.
Social media immediately went into overdrive with cries that de Kock had flouted the law on fake fielding, which states that "it is unfair for any fielder willfully to attempt, by word or action, to distract, deceive or obstruct either batsman after the striker has received the ball."
Fakhar Zaman, an ex-Pakistan Navy serviceman, was honoured for his achievements in the cricket arena and association with the navy at a special award ceremony held at the Naval Headquarters in Islamabad.
Pakistan medium-pace bowler Faheem Ashraf took three for 17 as South Africa, who were put into bat after losing the toss, were bowled out for 144 on what is usually a high-scoring ground.
After posting a fighting total, Qalandars restricted Zalmi to 170/9. Meanwhile, former England captain Micheal Vaughn still remains a fan-favourite long after his retirement from international cricket.
Pakistan batsman Fakhar Zama walked off the field during the Pakistan vs India Asia Cup match at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday night without appeal, declaring himself out for 10.