Thu, 3 Nov 2022

ICC 2022 World T20: Pakistan vs South Africa Super 12 Stage Preview


The final game of the 4th round of Group 2 in Super 12 stage will witness Pakistan and South Africa play each other. The match at Sydney Cricket Ground will be a big one for the two teams.

Win for South Africa will take them to the top of the table and take them to the Semi Finals. A win for Pakistan on the other hand will give India a chance to finish at the top of the table and confirm their place in the final 4 stage of the 2022 T20 World Cup.

Venue – Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney

Time – 1330 PM IST

Likely Pitch Conditions –

Sydney will offer generous pace and bounce to both the teams. Both South Africa and Pakistan have pace bowlers who can bowl over 140 plus KPH. The team winning the toss will look to bat first. The teams chasing at SCG have lost the games in the previous encounters. According to reports there is also chance for rain, so the team chasing will also come into play if DLS equation comes in.

Likely Pakistan XI –

B. Azam, M. Rizwan, S. Masood, I. Ahmed, H. Ali, M. Nawaz, S. Khan, M. Wasim, H. Rauf, S. Afridi and N. Shah

Likely South Africa XI –

Q.De. Kock, T. Bavuma, R. Rossouw, A. Markram, D. Miller, T. Stubbs, W. Parnell, K. Maharaj, K. Rabada, L. Ngidi and A. Nortje.

Head to Head record –

Matches played -21

Matches won by Pakistan -11

Matches won by South Africa – 10

T20I record at SCG –

Matches Played – 15

Matches won by home team – 7

Matches won by visiting/neautral side – 7

Matches won after 1st batting – 9

Matches won after 2nd batting – 5

Matches after winning toss – 7

Matches won after losing toss – 7

Highest scorer at ground – 124 by Shane Watson vs India

Best bowling figures – 4/10 – Anrich Nortje vs Bangladesh

Approaching Milestones –

·Babar Azam needs 67 runs to score 8500 runs in T20 Cricket

·Haider Ali needs 1 run to score 500 runs in T20I cricket

·Mohammad Nawaz needs 4 sixes to reach 100 in T20 Cricket

·Mohammad Rizwan needs 2 dismissals to reach 50 in T20I cricket

·Shadab Khan needs 4 wickets to reach 250 wickets in T20 Cricket

·Shaheen Afridi needs 2 wickets to reach 50 wickets in T20I cricket

·Reeza Hendricks needs 72 runs to reach 5000 runs in T20 Cricket

·Heinrich Klassen needs 47 runs to reach 2500 runs in T20 Cricket

·Markram needs 4 catches to reach 50 catches in T20 Cricket

·David Miller needs 64 runs to reach 9000 runs in T20 Cricket

·David Miller needs 2 wickets to reach 250 catches in T20 Cricket

·Wayne Parnell needs 4 wickets to reach 250 wickets in T20 Cricket