Pak vs SA: South Africa win toss, opt to field against Pakistan

Pak vs SA: South Africa win toss, opt to field against Pakistan Pak vs SA: South Africa win toss, opt to field against Pakistan

Centurion: South Africa on Wednesday won the toss and opted to field first in the third and last One Day International (ODI) of three-match series against Pakistan.

As per details, the three-match series is levelled 1-1 and for South Africa, this is the chance to claim a third trophy in nine series and for Pakistan, it’s the opportunity to win a series against a top-seven ODI team for the first time since 2013.

Earlier, Pakistani all-rounder bowler Shadab Khan ruled out from further participation in the South Africa and Zimbabwe tours after suffering a left toe injury while batting during the second ODI.

The player has been sidelined for up to four weeks and Usman Qadir will step into his place.

In South Africa squad, five key players Quinton de Kock, Kagiso Rabada , David Miller, Anrich Nortje, and Lungi Ngidi have left the squad for the IPL which means a complete change to the pace pack.

Moreover, last week there was a strong argument arose over the debate whether the South African player Quinton de Kock tried to deceive Pakistani opener Fakhar Zaman in the second ODI which was played in Johannesburg.

However, the matter is closed for now.

Pakistan:  Babar Azam (capt), Imam-ul-Haq,  Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Rizwan , Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usman Qadir, Haris Rauf, Asif Ali, Danish Aziz, Faheem Ashraf and Mohammad Hasnain.

South Africa: Temba Bavuma (capt), Aiden Markram, Rassie van der, Dussen Janneman Malan, Kyle Verreynne, Tabraiz Shamsi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Heinrich Klaasen, Beuran Hendricks, Daryn Dupavillon and Lutho Sipamla.

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