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 backyardCricket Betting
|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)|
|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)|
|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)|
|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)|
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.
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.
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.