Pakistan team is all set to seal the series with another victory when they face South Africa in the 2nd ODI today at the Wanderers stadium in Johannesburg.
Babar Azam’s side leads the series 1-0 when it won the first match against the home side by 3 wickets.
In a video statement released by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Twitter, Captain Pakistan team Babar Azam credited the performance by bowlers for the spectacular win against South Africa in the first ODI.
💬 "𝑊ℎ𝑒𝑛 𝐼 𝑤𝑒𝑛𝑡 𝑖𝑛, 𝐼 𝑗𝑢𝑠𝑡 𝑤𝑎𝑛𝑡ed 𝑡𝑜 𝑝𝑙𝑎𝑦 𝑡𝑜 𝑚𝑦 𝑠𝑡𝑟𝑒𝑛𝑔𝑡ℎ𝑠."
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) April 2, 2021
“Though we managed to beat South Africa in the first game, I think there is room for improvement. We should have won it convincingly.” Said Azam in the statement.
He added that, ‘We will try our best not to repeat mistakes in the second ODI’.
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
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
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.