Pietermaritzburg, July 02, Tuesday at 12:30 PM IST
The 5th Youth ODI between South Africa and Pakistan will be played tomorrow at City Oval, Pietermaritzburg.
The visitors have gained an unassailable 4-1 lead in the seven-match series and will look to continue their winning streak. They registered another thumping win in the fourth ODI by 88 runs and have outplayed the hosts in every department in each of the games played so far. Haider Ali has been the marquee player for Pakistan with the bat, smashing 400+ runs in 5 innings while Naseem Shah has been the key wicket taker for the side with 11 scalps.
South Africa, on the other hand, are still searching for their first win of the series. The clash will start at 12:30 PM IST.
South Africa – L, L, L, L
Pakistan – W, W, W, W
The average first innings score at the venue is 217. It is a good cricketing wicket which offers help to both batters and bowlers. In the previous game, Pakistan slammed 300+ runs in the first innings and booked South Africa for 235. In a total of 18 wickets, 12 were picked by the pacers.
Avg 1st inn score: 217
Avg 2nd inn score: 128
Highest Total: 311/2 (50 Ov) by IND vs NAM
Lowest Total: 124/10 (31.1 Ov) by BAN vs SL
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PK-Y Playing 11:
Wicketkeeper- Rohail Nazir (c )
Batsmen- Qasim Akram, Haider Ali, Mohammad Haris, Fahad Munir, Irfan Niazi
All-rounder- Saim Ayub, Abbas Afridi
Bowlers- Aamir Ali, Shiraz Khan, Naseem Shah
SA-Y Playing 11:
Wicketkeeper- Khanya Cotani
Batsmen- Ruan Terblanche, Andrew Louw, Luke Beaufort, Jonathan Bird, Micheal Copeland
All-rounder- Bryce Parsons (c), Tiaan van Vuuren
Bowlers- Imraan Philander, Achille Cloete, Lifa Ntanzi
Pakistan U19 squad:
Saim Ayub, Shiraz Khan, Qasim Akram, Haider Ali, Abbas Afridi, Irfan Niazi, Mohammad Aamir, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Akhtar Shah, Naseem Shah, Rohail Nazir(c & wk), Basit Ali and Mohammad Haris.
South Africa U19 squad:
Akeem Minnaar, Tiaan van Vuuren, Nonelela Yika, Jonathan Bird, Khanya Cotani, Bryce Parsons(c), Micheal Copeland, Andrew Louw, Luke Beaufort(wk), Imraan Philander, Ruan Terblanche, Gerald Coetzee, Achille Cloete, Lifa Ntanzi and Siya Plaatjie
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