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South Africa
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272 & 298
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Target 370 for South Africa to win

04 Feb 2021, Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Pakistan v South Africa Test Series 2021
Pakistan win by 95 runs

After losing the first Test match of the series against Pakistan, the South African team will be looking forward to shocking the hosts in their backyard

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MATCH DETAILS

TossPakistan won the toss and elected to bat.
Home TeamPakistan
Score: 272 & 298 | Overs: 114.3 & 102.0
Away TeamSouth Africa
Score: 201 & 274 | Overs: 65.4 & 91.4
SeriesPakistan v South Africa Test Series 2021
UmpiresRaza, A
Dar, A S
Yaqoob, A
Match RefereeMalik, M J

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MATCH CENTRE

  • Scorecard
  • 2nd Inn South Africa
    BATSMEN R B 4s 6s SR
    Aiden Markram c: Butt b: Ali 108 243 13 3 44.44
    Dean Elgar c: Rizwan b: Afridi 17 24 4 0 70.83
    Rassie van der Dussen b: Ali 48 97 8 0 49.48
    Faf du Plessis lbw: Ali 5 13 1 0 38.46
    Temba Bavuma c: Rizwan b: Afridi 61 125 6 0 48.80
    Quinton de Kock c: Butt b: Ali 0 1 0 0 0.00
    Wiaan Mulder b: Shah 20 40 3 0 50.00
    George Linde c: Ashraf b: Ali 4 5 1 0 80.00
    Keshav Maharaj c: Butt b: Afridi 0 4 0 0 0.00
    Kagiso Rabada b: Afridi 0 2 0 0 0.00
    Anrich Nortje not out 2 3 0 0 66.67
    Total (91.4 Ov, RR: 2.99) 274/10
    Fall of wickets: 4-241 (Aiden Markram, 81.1), 1-33 (Dean Elgar, 8.2), 2-127 (Rassie van der Dussen, 41.3), 3-135 (Faf du Plessis, 45.5), 6-253 (Temba Bavuma, 86.5), 5-241 (Quinton de Kock, 81.2), 10-274 (Wiaan Mulder, 91.4), 7-258 (George Linde, 87.6), 8-268 (Keshav Maharaj, 90.1), 9-268 (Kagiso Rabada, 90.3)
    BOWLING O M R W ECON WD NB
    Shaheen Afridi 21.0 6 51 4 2.43 0 4
    Hassan Ali 16.0 2 60 5 3.75 0 3
    Nauman Ali 20.0 6 63 0 3.15 0 0
    Yasir Shah 23.4 5 56 1 2.37 0 0
    Faheem Ashraf 10.0 2 37 0 3.70 0 0
    Fawad Alam 1.0 0 5 0 5.00 0 0
    2nd Inn Pakistan
    BATSMEN R B 4s 6s SR
    Imran Butt lbw: Rabada 0 13 0 0 0.00
    Abid Ali c: de Kock b: Maharaj 13 53 1 0 24.53
    Azhar Ali lbw: Linde 33 82 3 0 40.24
    Babar Azam lbw: Maharaj 8 17 1 0 47.06
    Fawad Alam c: Markram b: Linde 12 33 2 0 36.36
    Mohammad Rizwan not out 115 204 15 0 56.37
    Faheem Ashraf c: Nortje b: Linde 29 49 5 0 59.18
    Hassan Ali lbw: Maharaj 5 18 1 0 27.78
    Yasir Shah c: de Kock b: Linde 23 57 3 0 40.35
    Nauman Ali c: Elgar b: Rabada 45 78 6 2 57.69
    Shaheen Afridi b: Linde 4 10 1 0 40.00
    Total (102.0 Ov, RR: 2.92) 298/10
    Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Imran Butt, 4.1), 2-28 (Abid Ali, 16.2), 4-63 (Azhar Ali, 31.2), 3-45 (Babar Azam, 22.4), 5-76 (Fawad Alam, 35.1), 6-128 (Faheem Ashraf, 49.3), 7-143 (Hassan Ali, 56.1), 8-196 (Yasir Shah, 73.5), 9-293 (Nauman Ali, 98.5), 10-298 (Shaheen Afridi, 101.6)
    BOWLING O M R W ECON WD NB
    Kagiso Rabada 14.0 3 34 2 2.43 0 0
    Anrich Nortje 17.0 7 57 0 3.35 0 0
    Keshav Maharaj 38.0 4 118 3 3.11 0 0
    Wiaan Mulder 7.0 1 16 0 2.29 0 2
    George Linde 26.0 9 64 5 2.46 0 0
    1st Inn South Africa
    BATSMEN R B 4s 6s SR
    Dean Elgar c: Rizwan b: Ali 15 21 3 0 71.43
    Aiden Markram c: Afridi b: Ali 32 60 5 0 53.33
    Rassie van der Dussen b: Ali 0 1 0 0 0.00
    Faf du Plessis c: Rizwan b: Ashraf 17 33 3 0 51.52
    Temba Bavuma not out 44 138 5 0 31.88
    Quinton de Kock b: Afridi 29 20 5 0 145.00
    Wiaan Mulder run out (Afridi) 33 83 3 1 39.76
    George Linde b: Ali 21 21 3 1 100.00
    Keshav Maharaj b: Ali 1 15 0 0 6.67
    Kagiso Rabada run out (Ali) 0 10 0 0 0.00
    Anrich Nortje b: Ali 0 1 0 0 0.00
    Total (65.4 Ov, RR: 3.06) 201/10
    Fall of wickets: 1-26 (Dean Elgar, 5.5), 4-81 (Aiden Markram, 23.6), 2-26 (Rassie van der Dussen, 5.6), 3-55 (Faf du Plessis, 14.3), 5-114 (Quinton de Kock, 30.3), 6-164 (Wiaan Mulder, 53.1), 7-186 (George Linde, 57.5), 8-192 (Keshav Maharaj, 61.6), 9-201 (Kagiso Rabada, 65.3), 10-201 (Anrich Nortje, 65.4)
    BOWLING O M R W ECON WD NB
    Shaheen Afridi 13.0 2 37 1 2.85 0 3
    Hassan Ali 15.4 2 54 5 3.45 0 6
    Faheem Ashraf 8.0 2 20 1 2.50 0 0
    Nauman Ali 17.0 8 36 1 2.12 0 0
    Yasir Shah 12.0 2 54 0 4.50 0 0
    1st Inn Pakistan
    BATSMEN R B 4s 6s SR
    Imran Butt c: de Kock b: Maharaj 15 36 3 0 41.67
    Abid Ali c: Markram b: Nortje 6 43 1 0 13.95
    Azhar Ali lbw: Maharaj 0 9 0 0 0.00
    Babar Azam c: du Plessis b: Nortje 77 127 12 0 60.63
    Fawad Alam run out (Bavuma) 45 155 5 0 29.03
    Mohammad Rizwan c: Rabada b: Nortje 18 68 2 0 26.47
    Faheem Ashraf not out 78 160 12 0 48.75
    Hassan Ali c: Elgar b: Maharaj 8 29 0 0 27.59
    Yasir Shah c&b: Mulder 8 27 1 0 29.63
    Nauman Ali c: Markram b: Nortje 8 36 1 0 22.22
    Shaheen Afridi c: Elgar b: Nortje 0 2 0 0 0.00
    Total (114.3 Ov, RR: 2.38) 272/10
    Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Imran Butt, 11.1), 3-22 (Abid Ali, 14.5), 2-21 (Azhar Ali, 13.4), 4-145 (Babar Azam, 58.2), 5-149 (Fawad Alam, 63.4), 6-190 (Mohammad Rizwan, 82.3), 7-221 (Hassan Ali, 93.2), 8-251 (Yasir Shah, 102.4), 9-272 (Nauman Ali, 114.1), 10-272 (Shaheen Afridi, 114.3)
    BOWLING O M R W ECON WD NB
    Kagiso Rabada 21.0 2 72 0 3.43 0 0
    Anrich Nortje 24.3 8 56 5 2.29 0 3
    Keshav Maharaj 45.0 11 90 3 2.00 0 0
    George Linde 5.5 2 4 0 0.69 0 0
    Dean Elgar 1.1 0 6 0 5.14 0 0
    Wiaan Mulder 17.0 7 40 1 2.35 0 2
  • Match Details
  • TossPakistan won the toss and elected to bat.
    Home TeamPakistan
    Score: 272 & 298 | Overs: 114.3 & 102.0
    Away TeamSouth Africa
    Score: 201 & 274 | Overs: 65.4 & 91.4
    SeriesPakistan v South Africa Test Series 2021
    UmpiresRaza, A
    Dar, A S
    Yaqoob, A
    Match RefereeMalik, M J

Pakistan Vs South Africa, 2nd Test Match, 2021 Match Preview

This is the second match of the Test series that will be played between the hosts Pakistan and South Africa on Thursday 4th February at Rawalpindi. South Africa will want to secure a better rank in the ICC Test championship in which they are currently in 6th position and are behind Pakistan as well. After losing the series against New Zealand, Pakistan have come back strong in the first Test to beat South Africa as the guests lost their hot form on Asian soil after defeating Sri Lanka in the previous series. Pakistan got a huge home condition’s advantage to win the first Test match of the series, but now South Africa will be in search to hunt the hosts to claim a win and draw the Test series.

A look at the squad of both the team, Pakistan’s team have a slight edge over Africa’s squad which looks much balanced. Pakistan’s pace and spin attack have good depth in their lineup and that will help them to take the series home. Also, the middle-order batting lineup for Africa’s team was not on the mark in the first Test, which can make a big difference.

Pakistan

After suffering from whitewash against New Zealand, Pakistan made a strong comeback in the first Test match against South Africa. They won the first Test match by 7 wickets. Pakistan’s bowling lineup was in good form and by taking advantage of home conditions they dismantled Africa’s batting lineup on just 220 runs. Pakistan would be very disappointed following their performance in the last series but now they are looking to maintain their winning momentum in the second match in this series.

South Africa

After winning the series against Sri Lanka on Asian soil, Africa’s team was looking in a good form but they have not delivered their best in the first Test match of the series. They were ahead for a few sessions but could not bank of the solid platform. Africa’s batting collapsed in front of Pakistan’s superb bowling attack which resulted in a 7 wicket defeat. Now they will be looking to claim a win to draw this series against Pakistan.

Predicted Starting XI

Pakistan: Imran Butt, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam(c), Fawad Alam, Mohammad Rizwan(wk), Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Yasir Shah, Nauman Ali.

South Africa: Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, Dean Elgar, Faf du Plessis, Quinton de Kock(c/wk), Temba Bavuma, George Linde, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi.

Key players for the Pakistan vs South Africa

Fawad Alam – Pakistan’s middle-order batsman, Fawad Alam is back in form and also scored a hundred (109) in a first Test match. He is a key player in a squad whose task is to settle down the middle and lower-middle order of the team.

Yasir Shah – Pakistan’s team is heavily dependent on their spinner Yasir Shah who has taken a total of 7 wickets in the first Test match of the series against South Africa. In the last 7 matches, he has taken 27 wickets in total, and his economy is 3.37.

Dean Elgar – He is one of the important players in Africa’s squad who has scored 816 runs in his last 10 matches. He scored a total of 85 runs in the two innings of the first Test match.

Anrich Nortje – Africa’s leading pacer Anrich Nortje is a crucial player in the team’s bowling lineup who has picked 34 wickets from the last 9 games. He has taken 4 wickets in the last Test match.

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