South Africa vs Pakistan ODI series 2020-21 – 2nd ODI

South Africa vs Pakistan ODI series 2020-21

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The home side wears the pink kit to promote the breast cancer awareness while playing at the Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.

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2nd ODI:

Second ODI of 3 ODI matches between South Africa and Pakistan is going to be played at Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg on April 4th 2021.

South Africa vs Pakistan History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the tenth bilateral series between the teams, The host won the series 8 times. Whereas the opponent won just once.

The consecutive streak for the series without a draw between the teams was 9 in a span of 18 years from 2002-03 to present.

The biggest consecutive winning streak (series) for South Africa against Pakistan was 7 from 2002-03 to 2013-14.

The longest streak of undefeated (series) for South Africa against Pakistan was 7 from 2002-03 to 2013-14.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for Pakistan against South Africa was 1 from 2013-14 to 2018-19.

The longest streak of undefeated for Pakistan against South Africa was 1 from 2013-14 to 2018-19.

Last 5 (completed) series results of South Africa against Pakistan are WLWWW.

Matches:

The teams completed 80 meetings in the longest limited over format of cricket, till date. The host won 50 times, whereas the opponent won 29 times. 1 match was called off without any result.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for South Africa against Pakistan was 14 ODIs from 1994 to 2000.

The longest streak of undefeated for South Africa against Pakistan was 14 ODIs from 1994 to 2000.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for Pakistan against South Africa was 6 ODIs between 1993 to 1994.

The longest streak of undefeated for Pakistan against South Africa was 6 ODIs between 1993 to 1994.

Last 5 (completed) match results of South Africa against Pakistan are LLWLW.

South Africa Backyard:

Series:

When touring South Africa by Pakistan, the upcoming series will be the sixth. Out of 6 series, the host won 4 times and the opponent won just once.

The consecutive streak for the series without a draw between the teams in South Africa was 5 in a span of 18 years from 2002-03 to present.

The biggest consecutive winning streak (series) for South Africa against Pakistan in South Africa was 3 from 2002-03 to 2013-14.

The longest streak of undefeated (series) for South Africa against Pakistan in South Africa was 3 from 2002-03 to 2013-14.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for Pakistan against South Africa in South Africa was 1 from 2013-14 to 2018-19.

The longest streak of undefeated for Pakistan against South Africa in South Africa was 1 from 2013-14 to 2018-19.

Last 5 (completed) series results of South Africa against Pakistan in South Africa are WLWWW.

Matches:

On the soil of South Africa, the teams faced each other 35 times. The home side won 21 times and lost 13 times with a match called off without any result.

The most consecutive winning streak for South Africa against Pakistan in South Africa was 7 ODIs from 1995 to 2002.

The longest streak of undefeated for South Africa against Pakistan in South Africa was 7 ODIs from 1995 to 2002.

The most consecutive winning streak for Pakistan against South Africa in South Africa was 3 ODIs between 1993 to 1994.

The longest streak of undefeated for Pakistan against South Africa in South Africa was 3 ODIs between 1993 to 1994.

Last 5 (completed) match results of South Africa against Pakistan in South Africa are LWLWW.

South Africa vs Pakistan ODI series 2020-21 – 1st ODI

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the fifth rank (South Africa) and sixth rank (Pakistan) team, a perfect series. The host is 5 points behind the visitors.

The Home Team:

If the host will win the series by 3-nil, then the host will earn 3 points and become the fourth in the point table, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 5 points with losing 1 rank in the position. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 4 points without impact in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 2 points but no impact in the position. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 2 points with no impact in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn 1 point but no impact in the ranking. 

Drawing the series will cause the team to lose 1 point but no impact in the position.

Last 5 (completed) match results of South Africa are LWWWL.

The Visiting Team:

If the visiting team will win the series by 3-nil, then the team will earn 4 points with improvement of 1 rank in the position, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 3 points with no impact in the rankings. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 3 points without impacting in the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 3 points with no impact in the position. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 1 point without impacting in the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn 2 points but stay at the same position. 

Drawing the series will neither gain nor lose either the points or the rank.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Pakistan are WL*WWW.

The Second Outing:

The result of the match will impact the team’s points, as if the result will go in favor of the host then the team will gain 1 point, and the visitors will lose 1 point, but no impact in the rankings for either team. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the visitors will gain 2 points and no improvement in rankings, and the host will lose 2 points without impact in the position.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Johannesburg shows the weather would be a mixture of partly cloudy to mostly sunny at the beginning of the match with partly cloudy after the noon till the early evening and sunny and clear at the match ends. There is almost no chance of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be from 0% to 2%. The temperature would be between 18 to 24 Celsius. The wind would be between 11 – 20 km/h. The wind and the temperature would fluctuate throughout the match.

The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

Toss and Pitch:

Teams chose to field first after winning the toss, which happened in 31 times out of 51 matches, and the selection favored the teams, as the team won 17 times and lost 14 times.2 match was abandoned without a ball.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are WWWWL.

On the other hand, the teams, who chose to bat first, won the match 6 times and lost 12 times with 2 matches called off without any result.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are LWLLL.

The team didn’t successfully defend the total after winning the toss after 2003 on the ground.

Overall, 23 times the team won the toss, won the matches and lost 26 times, as well.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are WWWLW.

Particularly, for South Africa, the team won the toss 14 times in 36 games, and the team won 11 times and lost just thrice.

Last 5 (completed) match results of South Africa at the venue, while winning the toss, are WWWLW.

Last 5 (completed) match results of South Africa at the venue, while losing the toss, are LLWWW.

The home side won the toss just thrice in last 12 games after 2009 on the venue.

The first batting team won the matches 20 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 29 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are LLLLL.

The home team didn’t successfully defend the target after winning the toss since 1998.

The visiting team didn’t successfully chase the target after losing the toss after 2003.

Score:

The lowest defended total was 149 runs in 2000, and the highest successful chase 438 runs in 2006.

The first inning lowest total was 128 runs in 2002 and the highest total was 439 runs in 2015. For the second inning, the lowest total was 109 runs (completed innings) in 2003 and the highest total was 438 runs in 2006.

The batting average of the first innings is 32.94 and 31.62 is for the second innings.

ODI History Between the Teams at the Venue:

The teams faced each other 5 times at the venue. The home side won the match 4 times and lost just once.

Last 5 (completed) match results of South Africa against Pakistan at the venue are LWWWW.

Teams’ ODI History at Venue:

The Home team has an excellent record, as the team won 26 times and lost 10 times out of 36 games excluding two called off without a ball. The opponent has extremely poor record, as the team won just twice and lost 8 times out of 10 outings.

Last 5 (completed) match results of South Africa at the venue are LWLWW.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for the home side was 7 games from 2012 to 2019.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Pakistan at the venue are WLLWL.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for Pakistan was 1 games in 2009 and in 2019.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

South Africa:

The home side would go with unchanged XI, despite loss.

South Africa Eleven: Q. de Kock, A. Markram, T. Bavuma, R. van der Dussen, D. Miller, H. Klaasen, A. Phehlukwayo, K. Rabada, A. Nortje, L. Ngidi, T. Shamsi

Pakistan:

The visiting team would replace H. Ali with A. Ali.

Pakistan Eleven: I. ul Haq, F. Zaman, B. Azam, M. Rizwan, D. Aziz, H. Ali, S. Khan, F. Ashraf, M. Hasnain, S. Afridi, H. Rauf

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: D means draw in “last five series results”.

*Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.