With the one win in the tournament so far, Pakistan and South Africa would lock horns against each other in the 30th fixture of ICC World Cup 2019. The match is scheduled to be played at Lord’s Cricket Ground, London.
Having won just once so far, team Pakistan would fight hard to grab the victory to stay alive in the tournament. Pakistan managed to win against the host but was forced to go on their knees against Australia and India.
Talking about Africa, they have almost killed their chance to move ahead in the tournament after a narrow defeat against New Zealand in their previous game.
Toss Update: Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first.
Shoaib Malik and Hasan Ali misses out
H Sohail and Shaheen Afridi come in for Pakistan.
South Africa changes:
From Guide (last five matches):
Pakistan: L, L, W, L, L
South Africa: L, W, L, L, L
When and Where:
PAK vs SA, Match 30, ICC World Cup 2019
Sunday, 22 June 2019
3:00 PM IST
Lord’s Cricket Ground, London
Pakistan team News:
Morris, one of the most underrated finishers for South Africa with the absolute skills of an X-factor. He is the best all-rounder South Africa has currently. Playing 34 matches for Africa, he has slammed 393 runs with 35 wickets at an economy of 5.6.
He is the leading wicket-taker for South Africa in this World Cup with 9 scalps in his pockets Don’t miss him out.
Imam-ul-Haq could play an X-factor inning for Pakistan. His consistency talks a lot about him. mam-ul-Haq was in fine form against South Africa’s bowlers when these countries last met in January and he still averages 55.29 in ODI cricket.
Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed (c & wk), Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Haris Sohail, Babar Azam, Imam-ul-Haq, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Fakhar Zaman, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Hasnain
Faf du Plessis (c), Quinton de Kock (vc & wk), David Miller, JP Duminy, Hashim Amla, Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, Dwaine Pretorius, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Dale Steyn, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Imran Tahir, Tabraiz Shamsi
Probable Playing 11:
Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed (c, wk), Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir
Quinton de Kock (wk), Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis (c), Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Chris Morris, Dwaine Pretorius/Beuran Hendricks, Lungi Ngidi, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir
Fantasy picks from South Africa:
Fantasy Picks from Pakistan:
Babar Azam has scored 226 runs in six innings against South Africa at an average of 56.60. Currently, he has got scores like 63, 30, 48 in three innings and would be eager to engrave numbers in three digits.
M Amir is in lethal form these days. He has bagged 13 wickets with 5/30 against Australia and 3/47 against India. His economy is 4.72.
M Hafeez has scored 155 runs in 4 innings and hold an average of 38.75. Don’t miss him out.
Captain and vice-captain: B Azam and M Hafeez
Captain vs Vice Captain: H Amla and R v der Dussen