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Pakistan vs South Africa Test Series: Records and Stats

Pakistan vs South Africa Test Series: Records and Stats

South African side are touring Pakistan for the first time since 2007. South Africa’s historical tour to Pakistan will see them play in the country for the first time in 14 years, from 26 January to 14 February 2021. The two-game Test series in Karachi and Rawalpindi will be played before three T20 internationals in Lahore.

Pakistan Test Series vs South Africa Itinerary

  • 26-30 January – 1st Test, Karachi
  • 04-08 February – 2nd Test, Rawalpindi

Pakistan

Test World ranking: 7

Captain: Babar Azam

Coach: Misbah-ul-Haq

Top-ranked batsman: Babar Azam

Top-ranked bowler: Yasir Shah

Pak Squad: Abid Ali, Abdullah Shafique, Imran Butt, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Fawad Alam, Kamran Ghulam, Salman Ali, Saud Shakeel, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, Yasir Shah, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Tabish Khan.

South Africa

World ranking: 5

Captain: Quinton de Kock

Coach: Mark Boucher

Top-ranked batsman: Dean Elgar

Top-ranked bowler: Kagiso Rabada

RSA Squad: Quinton de Kock, Temba Bavuma, Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis, Dean Elgar, Kagiso Rabada, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Rassie van der Dussen, Anrich Nortje, Wiaan Mulder, Lutho Sipamla, Beuran Hendricks, Kyle Verreynne, Sarel Erwee, Keegan Petersen, Tabraiz Shamsi, George Linde, Daryn Dupavillon, Ottniel Baartman.

Head to Head in Tests

Matches: 26

Pakistan wins: 4

South Africa wins: 15

Draws: 7

Last three series between these two sides

2012-13 South Africa beat Pakistan 3-0 in South Africa

2013-14 Series drawn 1-1 in the United Arab Emirates

2018-19 South Africa beat Pakistan 3-0 in South Africa

Pakistan lowest total against South Africa: 49 (in 2013)

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