PAK VS SA: 1st ODI-Match predictions-Dream Xi-Pitch and weather report
After winning both the series in home conditions, Babar Azam’s men are going to face the proteas’ in their home condition.
Tomorrow the first ODI will be played in SuperSport Park Cricket Stadium. Both teams will be ready to win the first game to take hold of the 3 match series.
With big players missing from the South African side, Pakistan is clearly the favorites here.
Babar Azam (captain), Imam ul Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Abdullah Shafiq, Haider Ali, Asif Ali, Usman Qadir, Danish Aziz, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim Jr., Shadab Khan, Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper), Sarfaraz Ahmed (wicketkeeper), Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Hasnain, Shaheen Afridi.
Probable playing Xi
Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam (C), Mohammad Rizwan (WK), Haider Ali, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf.
South Africa Squad
Tenba Bavuma (captain), Jeneman Malan, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Ross ben der Dusain, JJ Smuts, Andile Fehlukwayo, Sisanda Magala, Vian Mulder, Lizad Williams, Quinton de Kock (wicketkeeper), Henrich Klassen, Kayle Verrayne , Buren Hendricks, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Nagidi, Enrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Tabrez Shamsi, Jr. Dala, Lutho Sipamala, Daryan Dapavillan.
Probable playing Xi
Quinton de Kock (wk), Aiden Markram, Temba Bavuma (c), Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Heinrich Klaasen, Wiaan Mulder, Tabraiz Shamsi, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje
Dream Xi/Fantasy Xi
Imam Ul Haq, Aiden Markram, Babar Azam(C), Mohammad Rizwan(WK), David Miller, Haider Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Tabrez Shamsi, Hasan Ali, Kagiso Rabada, Shaheen Afridi.
Pitch and Weather report
Pitch is expected to be a good batting side but batting second would be the primary choice for the toss-winning captain.
The weather is going to be around 25 degrees Celsius with no chance of interruption by rain.