Pakistan face South Africa in 1st ODI tomorrow

03:05 PM | 1 Apr, 2021
Pakistan face South Africa in 1st ODI tomorrow
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The first One Day International (ODI) match between Pakistan and South Africa will be played at Centurion tomorrow (Friday). The match will start at 1:00 pm (Pakistan Standard Time).

On the South Africa tour, Pakistan will play three ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League matches from 2-7 April and four T20Is from 10-16 April in Centurion and Johannesburg.

Green Shirts will then depart for Zimbabwe for three T20Is and two Tests, before returning home on 12 May.

Former captain Sarfraz Ahmed is expected to play ODI matches against South Africa. Sarfraz will keep wickets and Mohammad Rizwan will play as a batsman.

In case Sarfraz is playing, either Haider Ali or Asif Ali will be dropped from the squad, the sources added.

Schedule for ODI series:

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

Schedule for T20I series:

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 squads:

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

T20I: Babar Azam (C), 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