PAK vs SA Dream 11 Team Prediction for 2nd Test: Preview 3 January 2019

PAK vs SA, Second Test, Pakistan tour of South Africa, 2018-19
Newlands, Cape Town
3rd-7th January 2019, 2:00 PM IST

Venue details:
Average 1st innings score: 332
Average 2nd innings score: 295
South Africa has been dominant on this track and has won four out of last five Test matches played on this ground. FAF Du Plessis in his pre-match conference talked about ground supporting a bit of spin. Some rain in expected after the first two days.

Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Azhar Ali, Shan Masood, Haris Sohail, Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Sarfraz Ahmed (c), Mohammad Rizwan, Yasir Shah, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Abbas, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Afridi

Faf du Plessis (c), Hashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Theunis de Bruyn, Quinton de Kock, Dean Elgar, Zubayr Hamza, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, Duanne Olivier, Kagiso Rabada, Dale Steyn, Dane Paterson, Vernon Philander

Team News:
Harris Sohail has been ruled out of the series.
Mohammad Abbas and Shadab Khan are fit and are available for selection.
Captain Sarfraz has confirmed Mohammad Abbas’ spot in the team and also confirmed in his press conference that the batting lineup will remain the same.
Fakhar Zaman will open the innings with Imam-Ul-Haq. Shan Masood- Azhar Ali- Asad Shafiq- Babar Azam will bat in the middle order.
Sarfraz Ahmed will be the wicketkeeper-Captain.
Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Abbas and Yasir Shah will definitely feature in the second Test. Mohammad Abbas will take the place of Shaheen Afridi or Hasan Ali for this match.

South Africa:
Vernon Philander is fit and Captain Du Plessis has confirmed that he will play in the second Test.
Dean Elgar and Aiden Markram will open the innings. They will be followed by Hashim Amla.
T De Bruyn, FAF Du Plessis and Temba Bavuma complete the middle order. Quinton De Kock will bat and keep wickets.
Du Plessis has confirmed Philander and Olivier for the second Test which increases the selection problem. They may drop a batsman, Theunis De Bruyn, to accommodate all four pace bowlers. The selection remains a mystery.
Keshav Maharaj plays as the lone spinner.    

Probable Playing XI:
Fakhar Zaman, Imam ul Haq, Shan Masood, Azhar Ali, Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Sarfraz Ahmed (c & wk), Shaheen Afridi/Hasan Ali, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Abbas

Dean Elgar, Aiden Markram, Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis (c), Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock (wk), Vernon Philander, Keshav Maharaj, Theunis de Bruyn/Dale Styen, Kagiso Rabada, Duanne Oliver

Captain and Vc choices: Hashim Amla, V Philander, Q de Kock, Faf du Plessis, Azhar Ali, M Abbas.

Key Players for PAK vs SA Dream 11 Team:

Fakhar Zaman
Imam Ul Haq
Azhar Ali
Babar Azam
Yasir Shah
Mohammad Amir
Mohammad Abbas

South Africa:
Dean Elgar
Aiden Markram
Hashim Amla
Faf du Plessis
Quinton de Kock
Vernon Philander
Kagiso Rabada
Duanne Olivier


Popular posts from this blog

ENG vs BAN Dream11 Team ICC World Cup 8 june 2019

KXIP vs KKR Dream11 Team Prediction of IPL 3 May 2019

MI vs CSK Dream11 Team Prediction of IPL 6 may 2019