PAK vs SA Dream11 Fantasy Predictions: The 1st Test of the 2 match series between Pakistan and South Africa will be played at National Stadium, Karachi on Tuesday, January 26.
Babar Azam is set to make his captaincy debut for Pakistan having returned to full fitness after a thumb fracture ruled him out of the Test series in New Zealand which Pakistan lost 0-2. The Pakistan squad also contains a number of new faces at least two of whom are expected to make their debuts.
South Africa, on the other hand, have experienced a slight decline in their Test credentials and are looking to get back on track. Overall, a thrilling game is on cards on Tuesday, January 26.
This is the perfect event for the fantasy sports enthusiast to switch on. So here are the match details, pitch report, weather forecast, head to head, top picks, probable playing 11 and dream11 fantasy team predictions for the 1st Test Match between South Africa and Pakistan on January 26, 2021.
PAK vs SA 1st Test Match Details
- Match: Pakistan vs South Africa, 1st Test
- Time: 10:30 AM (IST)
- Date: 26 January 2021
- Venue: National Stadium, Karachi
PAK vs SA 1st Test Weather & Pitch Report
It will remain sunny for all five days. The temperature will hover around 24 to 27 degree Celsius. It will be dry with no precipitation and cloud covering 0% of the sky, the humidity will be around 23%.
The pitch at Karachi offers assistance to spinners as they enjoy the slowness of the track. However, in the initial hours of play, seamers also get the advantage. Veteran Pakistan leg-spinner Abdul Qadir with 59 scalps to his credit is the leading wicket-taker at this venue. Teams batting first have won 7 games while on 17 occasions the second team registered a win.
Average First Inning Score
The average first inning score at this venue is 297.
PAK vs SA – Head to Head Record:
- Matches played: 26
- Pakistan Won: 4
- South Africa Won: 15
- Draw: 7
- Tied: 0
PAK vs SA 1st Test Dream11 Probable Playing 11
Pakistan Predicted Playing 11
Babar Azam (c), Abid Ali, Imran Butt, Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Faheem Ashraf, Yasir Shah, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Hassan Ali.
South Africa Predicted Playing 11
Quinton de Kock (c, wk), Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar, Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma, Faf du Plessis, Keshav Maharaj, Tabraiz Shamsi, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi/ Wiaan Mulder, Anrich Nortje.
PAK vs SA 1st Test Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
- Wicket-Keeper: Mohammad Rizwan, Quinton de Kock
- Batsmen: Babar Azam, Rassie van der Dussen, Faf du Plessis, Dean Elgar
- All-rounders: Faheem Ashraf, Wiaan Mulder
- Bowlers: Saheen Afridi, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada
- Captain: Babar Azam
- Vice-Captain: Faf du Plessis
Pakistan & South Africa Squads
Abid Ali, Abdullah Shafique, Imran Butt, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Fawad Alam, Agha Salman, Saud Shakeel, Kamran Ghulam, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Nawaz, Nauman Ali, Tabish Khan, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Sajid Khan, Yasir Shah, Hasan A Haris Rauf, H Ali, Shaheen Afridi
South Africa Squad
Temba Bavuma, Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis, Dean Elgar, Rassie van der Dussen, Sarel Erwee, Keegan Petersen, George Linde, Dwaine Pretorius, Wiaan Mulder, Marco Jansen, Quinton de Kock, Kyle Verreynne, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Lutho Sipamla, Beuran Hendricks, Tabraiz Shamsi, Daryn Dupavillon
PAK vs SA 1st Test Probable Winner
South Africa is expected to win this game.
PAK vs SA Broadcasting & Streaming Details
- TV – SONY TEN 2, SONY TEN 2 HD
- Live Streaming – SONY LIV
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.