South Africa decide to bat, debuts for Olivier, van der Dussen

South Africa opt to bat, debuts for Olivier, van der Dussen

Toss South Africa decide to bat v Pakistan

South Africa opted to bat first after successful the toss on a wind-swept afternoon in Port Elizabeth. Within the first of 5 ODIs in opposition to Pakistan, South Africa will look to keep up their good begin to the tour with quite a few adjustments to the aspect that gained the Check collection Three-Zero. The Participant-of-the-Collection within the Check collection, Duanne Olivier, was handed an ODI debut, whereas Rassie van der Dussen additionally featured his first ODI.

For Pakistan, the limited-overs aspect sees a raft of recent arrivals. Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim and Usman Shinwari all begin, whereas Fakhar Zaman returns after being dropped type the third Check at the Wanderers Stadium. Pakistan won’t need for bowling choices both, with a number of allrounders within the aspect as they appear to safe their first win over South Africa this tour, and simply their second victory over a high eight ODI aspect since 2017.

South Africa: Hashim Amla, Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, Faf du Plessis (capt), David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Kagiso Rabada, Dwaine Pretorius, Duanne Olivier, Imran Tahir

Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Imam ul Haq, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed (capt & wk), Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Usman Shinwari