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Pakistan is all set to play the first ODI against South Africa


Fahad PervezWeb Editor

02nd Apr, 2021. 12:53 am
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Green Shirts is all set to play their first One Day International (ODI) against South Africa today at SuperSport Park, Centurion.

According to the details, all members of the Pakistan cricket team cleared their on-arrival Covid-19 tests after reaching Johannesburg on Friday.

A 34-member contingent, which included 21 players and 13 officials, is in South Africa to participate in a one-day international (ODI) and twenty20 international (T20I) series.

Pakistan will play three ODIs and four T20Is against South Africa from April 2 to April 16 in Centurion and Johannesburg.

Earlier, Pakistan Skipper Babar Azam expressed confidence in winning the upcoming cricket series against South Africa.

According to the details, the captain of the Pakistan cricket team Babar Azam while addressing a virtual press conference said that the team underwent tough practice sessions ahead of the series and all the players tried to adapt themselves to the conditions.

Babar Azam said that ‘We will try our best to win as the team is confident and hopeful to perform well against South Africa.’ Adding that, ‘The South African team plays well on their soil, this series won’t be easy.’

Schedule:

1st ODI – April 02 – Friday – SuperSport Park, Centurion

2nd ODI – April 04 – Sunday – The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

3rd ODI – April 07 – Wednesday – SuperSport Park, Centurion

1st T20I – April 10 – Saturday – The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

2nd T20I – April 12 – Monday – The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

3rd T20I – April 14 – Wednesday – SuperSport Pak, Centurion

4th T20I – April 16 – Friday – SuperSport Park, Centurion

Squads:

Pakistan ODI: Babar Azam, Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Abdullah Shafique, Haider Ali, Danish Aziz, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Hasnain, Hasan Ali, Usman Qadir

Pakistan T20I: Babar Azam, Shadab Khan, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, Haider Ali, Danish Aziz, Asif Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf, Mohamamad Wasim Jr, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain, Hasan Ali, Arshad Iqbal, Usman Qadir

SA ODI: Temba Bavuma (c), Quinton de Kock, Beuran Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Janneman Malan, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Jon-Jon Smuts, Rassie van der Dussen, Junior Dala, Lutho Sipamla, Wiaan Mulder, Sisanda Magala, Kyle Verreynne, Daryn Dupavillon, Lizaad Williams.

SA T20I: Temba Bavuma(C), Bjorn Fortuin, Beuran Hendricks, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klassen, George Linde, Rassie van der Dussen, Janneman Malan, Sisanda Magala, Dwaine Pretourius, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lutho Sipamla, Kyle Verreynne, Pite van Biljon, Migael Pretorius, Lizaad Williams, Wihan Lubbe.

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