- Pak vs SA first ODI: First match of three-match ODI series in between Pakistan as well as South Africa will certainly be played today at SuperSport Park, Centurion.
- South Africa will be wanting to put their current collection loss behind them where Pakistan won both the Test as well as T20I series.
- Babar Azam will certainly be eyeing Hashim Amla’s record of the fastest to finish 13 ODI lots (83 innings).
KARACHI: Pakistan will be imitating the power-hitting prowess of leading teams while going into the One-Day series against South Africa from today.
The eco-friendly tee shirts will certainly play a three-match ODI series versus the Proteas, with the initial match being played today at SuperSport Park, Centurion. The match will certainly begin at 1pm.
Pakistan captain Babar Azam, in a virtual press conference ahead of the opening match, said that his team would certainly be targeting requirements of modern cricket in the run-up to the Globe Mug 2023.
” If one of top-order batsmen remains till the end, it comes to be simpler to accomplish a large target. I have full confidence in my bowling line-up that is capable of restricting the very best batsmen to a reduced total. Shaheen, Hasnain, Harris, as well as Hasan all have the ability to take wickets,” he included.
For the Men in Green, this collection will be an opportunity to display their capacity in the ODI format, they have played only 5 ODIs given that the 2019 Globe Cup however will be hoping to replicate their Test and T20I form in ODIs
Babar Azam will certainly be considering Hashim Amla’s document of the fastest to finish 13 ODI loads (83 innings), he is currently sitting on 12 centuries in 75 innings.
With the brand-new captain, South Africa will be wishing to put their current series loss behind them where Pakistan won both the Examination and T20I series when the two sides dealt with each other over a month back.
The Proteas side will certainly be led by newly-appointed captain Temba Bavuma. He has actually only featured in 6 ODIs for South Africa and will certainly be replacing Quinton de Kock. Aiden Markram and also Wiaan Mulder return to the ODI side after getting on the sidelines due to injuries.
Former captain Faf du Plessis was excluded of both the Proteas’ ODI as well as T20I teams. His exemption comes as a shock after he showed a readiness to continue to stand for South Africa in white-ball cricket.
South Africa vs Pakistan in ODIs.
The last time both sides encountered each other in ODIs was when they satisfied in the ICC Guys’s Cricket Globe Mug group phases in 2019. In that suit, Pakistan set a total amount of 308 riding on the payments of Haris Sohail (89) as well as Babar Azam (69 ).
South Africa fell short in the chase after Shadab Khan as well as Wahab Riaz both got 3 wickets each and also Pakistan went on to win the match by 49 runs.