Pakistan tour of South Africa 2021

Pakistan tour of South Africa 2021

As PSL 6 postponed, preparations for upcoming Pakistan tour of South Africa 2021 started bit earlier than expected. Schedule of South Africa vs Pakistan 2021 series that will take place in South Africa already announced earlier.

Pakistan vs South Africa 2021 Schedule

Pakistan tour of South Africa 2021 schedule consists of ODI and T20I matches. In current situation created by COVID-19 South Africa Cricket board thanked Pakistan for this tour as this tour will help Cricket South Africa to meet their financial requirements.

Pakistan vs South Africa 2021 ODI Schedule

Pakistan will start its tour by playing ODI’s first. 1st of the 3 match ODI series will take place on 2nd April at Centurion. Followed by 2nd ODI on 4th April at Johannesburg before both team will gather back at Centurion for the final ODI of the series.

DateDayMatch TypeTeam vs TeamVenueMode PSTGMT/SA Time 
Apr 02, FriFriday1st ODISouth Africa vs PakistanSuperSport Park, CenturionD/N4:00 PM11:00 AM GMT / 01:00 PM LOCAL
Apr 04, SunSunday2nd ODISouth Africa vs PakistanThe Wanderers Stadium, JohannesburgDay1:00 PM08:00 AM GMT / 10:00 AM LOCAL
Apr 07, WedWednesday3rd ODISouth Africa vs PakistanSuperSport Park, CenturionD/N4:00 PM11:00 AM GMT / 01:00 PM LOCAL

Pakistan vs South Africa 2021 T20I Schedule

South Africa vs Pakistan 2021 T20I series comprised of 04 T20I matches. On request of Cricket South Africa, PCB has agreed to play additional T20I match. T20I campaign will start from Johannesburg where both teams will play on 10th and 12th April 2021, followed by last 2 T20I matches scheduled on 14 & 16th April at Centurion.  

DateDayMatch TypeTeam vs TeamVenueMode  
Apr 10, SatSaturday1st T20ISouth Africa vs PakistanThe Wanderers Stadium, JohannesburgD/N5:30 PM12:30 PM GMT / 02:30 PM LOCAL
Apr 12, MonMonday2nd T20ISouth Africa vs PakistanThe Wanderers Stadium, JohannesburgNight9:30 PM04:30 PM GMT / 06:30 PM LOCAL
Apr 14, WedWednesday3rd T20ISouth Africa vs PakistanSuperSport Park, CenturionNight9:30 PM04:30 PM GMT / 06:30 PM LOCAL
Apr 16, FriFriday4th T20ISouth Africa vs PakistanSuperSport Park, CenturionNight9:30 PM04:30 PM GMT / 06:30 PM LOCAL

Pakistan Squad for South Africa Tour 2021

Pakistan Squad for ODI vs South Africa

Pakistan Squad for South Africa ODI series 2021 announced by chief selector Mohammad Wasim. Squad will be led by Babar Azam. Fast bowler Hassan Ali making comeback to limited over format after making successful return to test format.

Other inclusions are of opener Abdullah Shafique who didn’t make any impression on New Zealand tour and scored consecutive ducks in last 2 T20I. Imam ul Haq also making a comeback after an injury lay off whereas all rounder Mohammad Wasim junior get his maiden international call up after impressive returns in limited domestic opportunities.

Babar Azam (captain), Abdullah Shafiq, Danish Aziz, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Saud Shakeel, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim Junior, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Hasnain, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usman Qadir

Pakistan Squad for ODI vs South Africa

Pakistan Squad for South Africa T20I series 2021 also has few surprises as explosive opener Sharjeel Khan making a comeback after spot fixing scandal and had some good run of form behind him in domestic and PSL 6 matches.

Fast bowler Arshad Iqbal and Mohammad Wasim junior also have their 1st international call ups in T20I call up for Pakistan squad.

Twenty20: Babar Azam (captain), Sharjeel Khan, Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Danish Aziz, Mohammad Hafeez, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim Junior, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Arshad Iqbal, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Hasnain, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usman Qadir

South Africa announced squad for Pakistan Series 2021

With IPL 2021 schedule clashing with Pakistan tour of South Africa 2021 and most of top South African cricketers gave importance to lucrative IPL deal over national duty, CSA has announced weakened squad with plenty of new faces in their lineup.

New limited overs captain Temba Bavuma will lead the side and that that will be his assignment. Regular South African players like Quniton De Cock, Ngidi, Rabada, David Miller, Nortje will leave for IPL after ODI leg of the Pakistan tour of South Africa.

30 year old Temba Bavuma is South Africa;s 16th ODI and 13th T20I captain. However interesting to note that he only represented South Africa in 6 ODI’s and 8 T20I matches but maintaining healthy batting average of 55 & 33 respectively in ODIs and T20I matches with an strike rate of 92 & 133 in both both forms of cricket.

South Africa ODI squad vs Pakistan 2021

Temba Bavuma (captain), Quinton de Kock (wk), 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

South Africa ODI squad vs Pakistan 2021

Temba Bavuma (captain) Bjorn Fortuin, Beuran Hendricks, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, George Linde, Rassie van der Dussen, Janneman Malan, Sisanda Magala, Dwaine Pretorius, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lutho Sipamla, Kyle Verreynne (wk), Pite van Biljon, Migael Pretorius, Lizaad Williams, Wihan Lubbe

Pakistan vs South Africa 2021 Venues

Due to COVID-19 restriction CSA has decide to arrange matches of Pakistan vs South Africa 2021 series only on 2 venues. Super Sports Park, Centurion and Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.  

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