Pakistan’s Playing 11: After a win in the 1st ODI, Pakistan sustained a 17 runs defeat to South Africa in the following game while chasing a mammoth 342. It all goes down to the 3rd and final ODI as to who claims the series. In spite of the recent loss, the Pakistan team as well as cricket fans witnesses something spectacular that evening. Specialist opener Fakhar Zaman walked out as the lone hero as he smashed his way to staggering 193 from 155 deliveries. Zaman fell just seven runs short of his second double hundred in the 50 over format, with his first coming against Zimbabwe. The second highest score for Pakistan in that game was Babar Azam’s 31, which further signifies the brilliance of Fakhar Zaman’s knock.
The visitors are expected to take note from that performance, and will be keen on bagging the all important win. The South African’s will be missing out on a few key players due them boarding for the IPL, and this could work in favor of Pakistan. That being said, this is how Pakistan’s playing eleven could shape up as for the 3rd ODI.
Pakistan ODI Squad for ODI series versus South Africa
A Shafique, A Ali, B Azam, F Zaman, H Ali, I ul Haq, D Aziz, F Ashraf, M Nawaz, S Khan, M Rizwan, S Ahmed, H Rauf, H Ali, M Hasnain, M Wasim, S Afridi, U Qadir
I u Haq
Both sides are currently on level terms by 1-1, and the decider will be played at the SuerSport Park on April 7. The match will begin at 1:30 PM (IST) and the live ball by ball broadcast will be done by Star Sports.