PAK vs SA Fantasy Prediction: Pakistan vs South Africa 2nd T20I – 13 February (Lahore). Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan will be the best fantasy captains for this game.
Hosts Pakistan will take on South Africa in the 2nd T20I match of the three games T20I series. A win in this game will seal the series for the hosts.
Pakistan were brilliant in the Test series, and they dominated in the first T20I as well. Mohammad Rizwan scored a brilliant century in the last game, whereas Babar Azam fell short in the last game. Shaheen Afridi and Haris Rauf will lead the pace bowling, whereas Qadir is their main spinner.
South Africa lost the test series, whereas they marginally lost the first T20I game. David Miller is their most experienced batsman, whereas Malan and Hendricks need to continue their good form. The bowling will be lead by the likes of Tabraiz Shamsi and Junior Dala, whereas Fortuin also bowled well in the first T20I game.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
This ground always produces good batting tracks with a little help for the pacers. The average 1st innings score in the last six T20 games played here is 173 runs.
Bat 1st Won: 2; Bat 2nd Won: 4
We can expect clear skies during the game.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Pakistan – Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Haider Ali, Khushdil Shah, Hussain Talat, Iftikhar Ahmed, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Nawaz, Usman Qadir, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi.
South Africa – Reeza Hendricks, Janneman Malan, Jon Jon Smuts, David Miller, Heinrich Klaasen, Dwaine Pretorius, Andile Phehlukwayo, Bjorn Fortuin, Tabraiz Shamsi, Junior Dala, Lutho Sipamla.
Three Match T20I Series
Match: Pakistan vs South Africa Second T20I Match
Date and Time: 13 February, Thursday- 4:00 PM IST
Venue: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
Where to Watch: Sony Ten1
Top 4 Batting Order
Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Haider Ali, and Hussain Talat.
Reeza Hendricks, Janneman Malan, Jon Jon Smuts, and David Miller.
Death Over Specialists
- Shaheen Afridi and Haris Rauf
- Junior Dala and Lutho Sipamla
PAK vs SA Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Mohammad Rizwan will be our wicket-keeper in this game. Rizwan scored 128 runs in three games on the last Kiwi tour at an average of 42.67, whereas his strike-rate was 133.33. He scored a wonderful century in the first T20I game, and he is an un-droppable option.
PAK vs SA Fantasy Batsmen
Babar Azam and Haider Ali will be our batsmen from Pakistan. Babar is a world-class player, and he has scored 1681 T20I runs at an average of 49.44. Haider has scored 197 T20I runs at an average of 28.14, whereas his strike-rate has been 142.75. Both of them are top-order players.
Reeza Hendricks and Janneman Malan will be our batsmen from South Africa. Reeza has scored 690 T20I runs at an average of 26.54, whereas Malan has scored 1413 T20 runs at an average of 32.86. Both of them played beautifully in the first T20I game.
PAK vs SA Fantasy All-Rounders
Faheem Ashraf will be our all-rounder from Pakistan. Ashraf has scalped 30 T20I wickets in 33 games, whereas his batting strike-rate has been 123.40. He is the ace all-rounder of Pakistan.
Andile Phehlukwayo will be our all-rounder from South Africa. Phehlukwayo has scalped 37 T20I wickets in 28 games, whereas he is a decent hitter of the ball.
PAK vs SA Fantasy Bowlers
From Pakistan, the duo of Shaheen Afridi and Usman Qadir will make it into our team. Afridi has scalped 22 T20I wickets in 19 games, whereas Qadir has scalped ten in four games. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Tabraiz Shamsi and Bjorn Fortuin will be our bowlers from South Africa. Shamsi has scalped 22 T20I wickets, whereas his economy has been 7.57. Fortuin has scalped 77 T20 wickets, whereas his average has been 6.47. Both of them are economical bowlers.
Match Prediction: Pakistan are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Reeza Hendricks and Haris Rauf
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