**Match Details:
The 1st ODI between South Africa and Pakistan will be played at SuperSport Park, Centurion. The Match will be played on 2nd April, 1:30 PM Onwards.
Both the team will play 3 match odi series at Supersport Park, Centurion. South Africa had a poor tour of Pakistan just a month ago and as they will try to do same as pakistan did at their home ground.
South Africa has played great at their home in the previous year and they are going to make good use of the conditions here and try to win the first match of series.
Pakistanis have been low class performace when they played outside the subcontinent and in the last two years, they have struggled out against pace and bounce.

The South African side,Temba Bavuma will be looking win his first match of carrier as a ODI captain.He is just appointed as captain of South africa team, he is fully confident about the prospects of his side here.
They have had good record against Pakistan at them home ground. so they will be looking up to win the ODI series at the home.
They have a daunting opening pair in Quinton de Kock and Janneman Malan and they are expected to do good start here.
The middle order batsmanRassie van der Dussen has good record in ODI , he can bat very well at number 3 or 4, and thenTemba Bavuma and David Miller ,both are the brilliant players who can help to South Africa to make a big score against Tourist team.
Wiaan Mulder and Heinrich Klaasen have a special role to play attackable at the last 10-15 overs of the match.
at bowling side, Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje open the bowl and they are looking to get early wickets and will try to break down Pakistan in power play section.
Lungi Ngidi and Keshav Maharaj handle the middle overs for their side. Mulder will be fifth bowler of this game.

The Pakistan side,Fakhar Zaman and Imam ul haq will be the opener, Fakhar zaman played excellenty well in recently PSL.
and then the skipper and batsman Babar azam(Captain of the Pakistan team),the backbone of Pakistan team and also 2nd Ranking ODI batsman will look to perform brilliant role in this series.
Haider ali and Mohammad Rizwan are hard hitting batsman so they both try to increase run rate at middle overs.
by bowing side,Shahin Afridi and Haris Rauf will bowl in power play and will looking to get early wickets of host team in power play.

**Pitch Report:
The surface here in SuperSport Park has got a good bounce and carry as like to most of the South African ground.
Cloud woukd be their during the match, and the fast bowlers get help from the pitch. However, as like most of the other stadium, the Centurion has been excellent pitch for batting.
Anything over 300 is a Difficult score for chase on this surface.

**Injury and Availability News:
–No Injury

**Stats and Records:
The Team South Africa:
Series result: Total Match Played:0, Win:0

Top run Scorer
1.Quinton de Kock (wk):26,107,84,12,78
2.Janneman Malan:23,114,48,23,49
3.Kyle Verryene:50,66,78,4,53
4.Temba Bavuma (c):34,98,81,19,114
5.Heinrich Klaasen:68,54,57,11,17

Top Wicket Taker:
1.Andile Phehlukwayo:1,2,0,3,1
2.Keshav Maharaj:1,3,1,1,2
3.Anrich Nortje:2,2,3,1,1
4.Kagiso Rabada:2,3,3,0,2
5.Lungi Ngidi:1,2,0,1,1

The Team Pakistan:
Series Result: Total Match Played:0, Win:0

Top run Scorer:
1.Fakhar Zaman:54,22,89,15,73
2.Imam-ul- Haq:49,58,31,37,91
3.Babar Azam (c):77,19,85,72,119*
4.Mohammad Rizwan (wk):1,14,46,22,39
5.Haider Ali:29,36,74,59,48

Top Wicket taker:
1.Faheem Ashraf:1,2,2,0,1
2.Mohammad Hasnain:1,0,0,2,1
3.Shaheen Shah Afridi:0,3,1,2,1
4.Usman Qadir:1,3,3,1,0
5.Haris Rauf:2,2,1,1,2

**Squads & Playing 11:
SA vs PAK Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
South Africa:
1.Quinton de Kock (wk)
2.Janneman Malan
3.Aiden Markram/Kyle Verreynne
4.Temba Bavuma (c)
5.Heinrich Klaasen
6.David Miller
7.Andile Phehlukwayo
8.Keshav Maharaj
9.Anrich Nortje
10.Kagiso Rabada
11.Lungi Ngidi

1.Fakhar Zaman
2.Imam-ul- Haq
3.Babar Azam (c)
4.Mohammad Rizwan (wk)
5.Haider Ali / Sarfaraz Ahmed
6.Shadab Khan
7.Faheem Ashraf
8.Mohammad Hasnain
9.Shaheen Shah Afridi
10.Usman Qadir
11.Haris Rauf

**Dream 11 Fantasy team:
Keeper – Quinton De-Kock, Mohammad Rizwan

Batters – Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman,Temba Bavuma, Janemann Malan
All-Rounders – Faheem Ashraf, Andile Pheulakwayo

Bowlers – Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Hasan Ali

Best choice for Captain & Vice Captain:

Babar Azam, Tembo Bavuma, Kagiso Rabada, Janemann Malan



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