The Afghanistan team have been quite impressive with their performances in the limited overs format. In their last series, they won the T20I series 3-0 against Zimbabwe, and would look to start off with their positive mindset. The team will be led by all rounder Mohammad Nabi.
The South Africa team will look to count on their experienced players to do well in the T20 World Cup. They won their last T20I series against Sri Lanka 3-0, and all their top players featured in the series.
They also were impressive with their performances to win the match by 41 runs against Afghanistan. The batters were impressive to post 145 runs on the board with Temba scoring 31, and Markram being the biggest contributor with 48 runs. Then in the bowling unit, Shamsi took 3 wickets, while Lungi Ngidi scalped 2 wickets.
The Pakistan team are expected to win this match to make it 2/2 in the Warmups of the T20 World Cup 2021. They have a stronger batting attack, who have experience and capabilities to do well in the T20 World Cup 2021. Their bowlers also have same talent as of the South Africa bowling unit, and are expected to be firing all cylinders. The South Africa team’s batting performances will hold the main role in this match on how they can compete well against the Pakistani bowlers. Whoever wins the match, it will be a great morale booster for them ahead of T20 World Cup.
According to Bet365, the Odds are at 1.80: 2 favouring the Pakistan team to win the match. This is due to their fine experience of playing in the United Arab Emirates for past few years. They have built a strong squad as well for the T20 World Cup 2021 and will be confident of winning this fixture. While the South Africa team also are coming into this game after winning the T20I series against Sri Lanka and secured victory in the warmups against Afghanistan. It is expected to be close encounter between both the teams, and will be a fine viewership for the Telecasting channel.
The Pakistan team will be looking to play with the same 11 as of the last warmup fixture, as it was a clinical performance by them in both departments of the game. The bowlers as well as batters are quite experienced and would be looking to end warmups in a fine fashion.
The South Africa team have been impressive in this year, with a win in the series win against Sri Lanka. It was a great victory for them against Afghanistan by 41 runs and bowlers were terrific. In this match, Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje will be making a comeback.
1. Mohammad Rizwan (wk)
2. Babar Azam (c)
3. Fakhar Zaman
4. Mohammad Hafeez
5. Shoaib Malik
6. Asif Ali
7. Shadab Khan
8. Imad Wasim
9. Hasan Ali
10. Shaheen Afridi
11. Haris Rauf
The captain of Pakistan team has been the best batsman of the team for the past many years and has maintained his consistency across all the formats. He scored a half century in the last fixture and will be confident of his performances.
One of the prominent bowlers for the team in the limited overs format will look to keep up his fine form with the new as well as old ball. In the last match, he picked 2 wickets.
The top order batsman will be the best pick for this game due to his sound technique and fine composure at the crease. He scored 48 off 35 balls in the last warmup match and has adapted to the pitches in UAE after playing IPL 2021.
The no.1 T20I spinner started the tournament well by picking 3 wickets against Afghanistan. Shamsi can be your differential pick due to his ability to contain runs and picking wickets in a consistent manner.
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