SA vs PAK Match Preview
After the T20 and Test series between South Africa and Pakistan, it is now time for 50-over action. This series starts with 3-match ODIs starting from the 2nd of April and ends with 4 match T20I’s.
Pakistan was impressive in the previous tour, as they won the T20I series by a margin of 2-1 and did a clean sweep in the Tests. In the upcoming series, they would be expecting the same result.
Temba Bavuma is appointed as South Africa skipper for both T20I and ODI formats against Pakistan. Babar Azam, on the other hand, will lead Pakistan in both formats.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads and dream11 fantasy team predictions for the 1st ODI of the Pakistan Tour of South Africa 2021 between South Africa and Pakistan on Friday, April 2, 2021.
South Africa vs Pakistan Match Details
- Match: South Africa vs Pakistan, 1st ODI
- Date: Friday, April 2, 2021
- Time: 1:30 PM (IST) / 10:00 AM (Local) / 08:00 AM (GMT)
- Venue: SuperSport Park, Centurion
SA vs PAK: Weather & Pitch Report
It’s a sunny day in Centurion with temperature hover around 22 degree celsius. There is absolutely no chance of rain and we can enjoy the full game on matchday.
The pitch at SuperSport Park has been a batting friendly for the Proteas, especially in ODI cricket. South Africa have played 39 ODI matches in Centurion, out of which they habe won 26 matches.The pitch at SuperSport Park assists the batters and the faster bowlers. Dale Steyn picked up 24 wickets in the 13 ODIs he played here, while Wayne Parnell scalped 23 ODI wickets in nine outings.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score considering the last 5 matches played at SuperSport Park, Centurion is 255 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
- Matches Won: 3
- Matches Lost: 2
- No Result: 0
SA vs PAK: Head-to-Head
Based on the last 5 matches played against each other—
- South Africa Won: 3
- Pakistan Won: 2
- No Result: 0
South Africa & Pakistan Recent Form
South Africa Form
South Africa & Pakistan Squads
South Africa Squad
Temba Bavuma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), JJ Smuts, Sisanda Magala, Lizaad Williams, Andile Phehlukwayo, Heinrich Klaasen, Aiden Markram, Kagiso Rabada, Junior Dala, Kyle Verreynne, Janneman Malan, Daryn Dupavillon, Anrich Nortje, Beuran Hendricks, Tabraiz Shamsi, David Miller, Lutho Sipamla, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Rassie van der Dussen, Wiaan Mulder.
Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Danish Aziz, Imam-ul-Haq, Asif Ali, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Usman Qadir, Mohammad Hasnain, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Abdullah Shafique, Shadab Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Nawaz.
SA vs PAK Predicted Playing XI
Dream11 probable playing XI prediction for the 1st ODI of Pakistan Tour of South Africa 2021 between South Africa and Pakistan at SuperSport Park, Centurion.
South Africa Predicted Playing XI
Anrich Nortje, Temba Bavuma (c), Aiden Markram/Kyle Verreynne, Andile Phehlukwayo, Janneman Malan, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Keshav Maharaj, Quinton de Kock (wk), Lungi Ngidi, Kagiso Rabada.
Pakistan Predicted Playing XI
Babar Azam (c), Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Hasnain, Haider Ali/Sarfaraz Ahmed, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usman Qadir, Shadab Khan, Imam-ul- Haq.
SA vs PAK: Top 5 Picks
Based on last 5 matches played—
|Babar Azam||152, 96, 26, 37, 143|
|Shaheen Afridi||12, 18, 146, 79, 52|
|Quinton de Kock||48, 17, 52, 102, 132|
|Kagiso Rabada||42, 39, 3.5, 19, 17|
|Mohammad Rizwan||16, 13, 22, 8.5, 71.5|
SA vs PAK Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
- Wicket-Keeper: Mohammad Rizwan, Quinton de Kock
- Batsmen: Babar Azam, Temba Bavuma, Janneman Malan
- All-Rounders: Shadab Khan, Andile Phehlukwayo
- Bowlers: Mohammad Hasnain, Shaheen Afridi, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi
- Captain: Babar Azam
- Vice-Captain: Quinton de Kock
SA vs PAK Probable Winner
South Africa is expected to win this match.
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.