Pitch Condition:

Supersport Park, Centurion

This wicket should help batsmen more however pace bowlers also get some movement in the initial overs. You can see scores in the range of 170-190. 

Last 2 matches at this ground:

SA: 180/3, Srilanka: 164/9

SA: 222/5, SA: 226/6

 

Total matches12
Matches won batting first8
Matches won bowling first3
Average 1st Inns scores172
Average 2nd Inns scores147
Highest total recorded241/6 (20 Ov) by RSA vs ENG
Lowest total recorded100/10 (12.2 Ov) by RSA vs PAK
Highest score chased226/5 (19.1 Ov) by ENG vs RSA
Lowest score defended126/5 (10 Ov) by RSA vs SL

 

South Africa Team Preview:

They have lost 4 of the last 5 T20 series. They are badly hampered by the unavailability of the star players. However they have performed well in this series and was even able to win the last match.

R V Dussen can play this match in place of W Lubbe as reports suggest that he is on the brink of getting match fit.

Probable 11:

  1. J Malan: RHB
  2. Aiden Markram: RHB+RAO
  3. RV Dussen(RHB)/ Kyle Verreyne(RHB)/W Lubbe(LHB+LAO)
  4. H Klaasen: RHB
  5. PV Biljon: RHB
  6. G Linde: LAO+ LHB
  7. A Phehlukwayo: LHB+RAM
  8. S Magala: RAM
  9. B Hendricks: LAM
  10. T Shamsi: Chinaman
  11. L Williams: RAM

LAST MATCH SCORE:

  • J Malan: 24, 15, 
  • A Markram: 51, 54, 
  • W Lubbe: 4, 12, 
  • H Klaasen: 50, 36, 
  • P Van Biljon: 34, 2, 
  • G Linde: 6+31/0(3), 20+23/3(4), 
  • A Phehlukwayo: 9+21/0,
  • L Williams: 39/1(3.5), 35/3(4), 
  • B Hendricks: 32/3(4), 27/0(4), 
  • T Shamsi: 29/2(4), 22/1(4), 
  • S Magala: 9+35/0(3), 32/1(4), 

Team Breakup:

Main Batters: J Malan, A Markram and H Klaasen

Main Spinner: T Shamsi and G Linde 

Main Pacers: A Phehlukwayo, S Magala, and B Hendricks

Expected Death Overs: S Magala and A Phehlukwayo

Performance and Stats of the Players:

H Klaasen(RHB):

H2H: 8 I, 126 R, 31.5 A, 140.0 SR

VENUE: 3 I, 127 R, 45.7 A, 187.7 SR

T20I: 16 I, 330 R, 23.1 A, 150.0 SR

K Verreynne(RHB):

H2H:

VENUE:

T20D: 35 M, 29 I, 643 R, 25.72 A, 123.18 SR

A Markram:

H2H: 2 I, 105 R, 52.5 A, 169.4 SR

VENUE: 1 I, 3 R, 3.0 A, 60.0 SR

T20I: 4 I, 123 R, 30.8 A, 155.7 SR

R Van Dern Dussen(RHB):

H2H: 3 I, 86 R, 28.7 A, 134.4 SR

VENUE: 3 I, 116 R, 38.7 A, 131.8 SR

J Malan(RHB, Averaging 74 at this time in ODI):

H2H: 7 I, 149 R, 21.3 A, 134.2 SR

VENUE: 1 I, 2 R, 2.0 A, 33.3 SR

T20I: 5 I, 110 R, 22.0 A, 129.4 SR

P Van Biljon:

H2H: 4 I, 94 R, 23.5 A, 128.8 SR

VENUE: N/A,

T20I: 6 I, 89 R, 22.2 A, 125.4 SR

G Linde(LHB+LAO):

H2H: 2 I, 26 R, 26.0 A, 152.9 SR+ 2 I, 7 O, 3 W,

VENUE: 

T20I: 2 I, 41 R, 20.5 A, 157.7 SR+ 3 I, 12 O, 2 W,

T20D: 89 M, 66 I, 834 R, 18.53 A, 140.4 SR+ 85 I, 293 O, 92 W,

W Lubbe(LHB+RAO):

H2H: 2 I, 16 R, 8.0 A, 160.0 SR

VENUE: N/A,

T20D: 48 M, 42 I, 901 R, 21.97 A, 136.93 SR+ 24 I, 70 O, 16 W,

T Shamsi(CHANAMAN):

H2H: 8 I, 32 O, 11 W, (Most of the wickets in the spin-friendly condition in the last series)

VENUE: 4 I, 13 O, 4 W,

T20I: 28 I, 103 O, 27 W,

B Hendricks(LAM):

H2H: 5 I, 19 O, 11 W,

VENUE:  2 I, 7 O, 5 W, 

T20I: 14 I, 48.1 O, 20 W,

A Phehlukwayo(LHB+RAM):

H2H: 5 I, 38 R, 12.7 A, 135.7 SR+ 7 I, 23.4 O, 8 W,

VENUE: 2 I, 11 R, 5.5 A, 84.6 SR+ 4 I, 11.1 O, 3 W,

M Pretorius(RAF, can bat also):

H2H:

VENUE:

T20D: 19 M, 19 I, 67 O, 25 W,

L Sipamla(RAF):

H2H: 5 I, 15 O, 2 W,

VENUE: 9 I, 27.2 O, 5 W,

T20I: 9 I, 27.2 O, 5 W,

B Fortuin(LAO):

H2H: 2 I, 7 O, 2 W,

VENUE: 1 I, 1 O, 0 W,

T20I: 6 I, 17 O, 5 W,

S Magala(RAF, Death Overs Specialist):

H2H: 2 I, 7 O, 1 W,

VENUE: 

T20D: 101 M, 96 I, 319.5 O, 112 W,

L Williams(RAF):

H2H: 2 I, 7.5 O, 4 W, 

VENUE: 

T20D: 39 M, 38 I, 125 O, 47 W,

Pakistan Team Preview:

They have just won the ODI series and had defeated the opposition in the last T20 series also. They will be favorites to win this series but surprisingly they have performed averagely in the T20 series. Their complete batting unit struggled in the last match. Fakhar Zam is expected to play in this game.

Probable 11 :

  1. M Rizwan: RHB
  2. Fakhar Zaman: LHB
  3. Babar Azam: RHB
  4. M Hafeez: RHB
  5. Haider Ali: RHB
  6. Faheem Ashraf: LHB+RAM
  7. M Nawaz: LAO
  8. Usman Qadir: Leg Spin
  9. Hasan Ali: RHB+RAM
  10. Shaheen Shah Afridi: LAM
  11. Haris Rauf: RAM / M Hasnain

Performance in this series:

  • M Rizwan: 74, 0,
  • B Azam: 14, 50, 
  • Sharjeel Khan: 8,
  • F Zaman: 27,
  • M Hafeez: 13, 32, 
  • H Ali: 14, 12,
  • M Nawaz: 0+21/2(4), 2+29/0(3), 
  • F Ashraf: 30+18/0(2), 5+14/0(1),
  • H Ali: 9+28/2(4), 12+16/1(2), 
  • S Afridi: 45/1(4), 7+30/0(3), 
  • U Qadir: 38/0(3), 4+26/2(3), 
  • H Rouf: 37/1(3),
  • M Hasnain: 25/1(2), 

Team Breakup: 

Main Batters: M Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan

Main Spinners: Usman Qadir and M Nawaz

Main Pacers: Shaheen Afridi, Hasan Ali and Haris Rauf

Expected Death Overs: Shaheen Shah Afridi and Haris Rauf(if plays) otherwise Hasan Ali

Stats and Performance of the Players:

M Rizwan(RHB):

H2H: 8 I, 300 R, 60.0 A, 142.2 SR

VENUE: 1 I, 26 R, 26.0 A, 118.2 SR

T20I: 21 I, 510 R, 31.9 A, 120.6 SR

Sarfaraz Ahmed(RHB):

H2H: 

VENUE: 

T20I: 39 I, 812 R, 28.0 A, 126.7 SR

Babar Azam(RHB):

H2H: 8 I, 264 R, 33.0 A, 135.4 SR

VENUE: 1 I, 23 R, 23.0 A, 209.1 SR

T20I: 45 I, 1730 R, 48.1 A, 130.3 SR

Haider Ali(RHB):

H2H: 5 I, 72 R, 14.4 A, 126.3 SR

VENUE: 

T20I: 10 I, 222 R, 24.7 A, 137.0 SR

F Zaman(LHB):

H2H: 4 I, 62 R, 15.5 A, 129.2 SR

VENUE: 1 I, 17 R, 17.0 A, 100.0 SR

Asif Ali(RHB):

H2H: 4 I, 47 R, 11.8 A, 123.7 SR

VENUE: 1 I, 25 R, 25.0 A, 125.0 SR

T20D: 187 M, 174 I, 3483 R, 25.23 A, 147.3 SR

D Aziz(LHB+LAO)):

H2H: 

VENUE: 

T20D: 23 M, 19 I, 418 R, 41.80 A, 138.41 SR+ 12 I, 26 O, 6 W,

 

Faheem Ashraf(LHB+RAM):

H2H: 7 I, 91 R, 15.2 A, 146.8 SR+ 7 I, 18 O, 4 W, 

VENUE: 1 I, 4 R, 4.0 A, 66.7 SR+ 1 I, 4 O, 2 W,

T20D: 111 M, 78 I, 852 R, 16.07 A, 143.19 SR+ 109 I, 362 O, 118 W,

M Nawaz(LHB+LAO):

H2H: 5 I, 23 R, 7.7 A, 115.0 SR+ 5 I, 17 O, 5 W, 

VENUE: 

T20D: 151 M, 104 I, 1556 R, 22.22 A, 118.96 SR+ 140 I, 444 O, 119 W,

M Hafeez(RHB+RAO):

H2H: 12 I, 267 R, 24.3 A, 131.5 SR+ 9 I, 29 O 9 W,

VENUE: 1 I, 86 R, 86.0 A, 168.6 SR+ 1 I, 3 O, 3 W,

T20I: 94 I, 2315 R, 27.9 A, 121 SR+ 68 I, 187 O, 54 W,

Shaheen Afridi(LAF):

H2H: 7 I, 25.5 O, 5 W,

VENUE: 1 I, 4 O, 1 W,

T20I: 21 I, 78 O, 24 W,

H Rauf(RAF):

H2H: 3 I, 9 O, 3 W,

VENUE: 

T20I: 13 I, 49 O, 18 W,

Usman Qadir(RAL):

H2H: 5 I, 17 O, 6 W, 

T20I: 

VENUE: 

Hasan Ali(RAM):

H2H: 5 I, 18 O, 6 W, 

VENUE: 

T20I: 31 I, 107.3 O, 37 W,

M Hasnain(RAF):

H2H: 1 I, 2 O, 1 W,

VENUE:

T20I: 10 I, 39.5 O, 7 W,

 

M Wasim(RAM):

H2H:

VENUE:

T20D: 4 M, 4 I, 14 O, 4 W,

A Iqbal(RAM):

T20D: 23 M, 23 I, 81 O, 29 W,

 

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