South Africa vs Pakistan T20I series 2020-21 – 3rd T20I

South Africa vs Pakistan T20I series 2020-21

3rd T20I:

Third T20I of 4 T20I matches between South Africa and Pakistan is going to be played at the SuperSport Park, Centurion on April 14th 2021. First ever series between the team with more than 3 outings.

South Africa vs Pakistan History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the eighth bilateral series between the teams, The host won the series 4 times. Whereas the opponent won just twice. One series was concluded as drawn.

The consecutive streak for the series without a draw between the teams was 4 in a span of 7 years from 2006-07 to 2013-14.

The biggest consecutive winning streak (series) for South Africa against Pakistan was 2 from 2006-07 to 2012-13.

The longest streak of undefeated (series) for South Africa against Pakistan was 3 from 2013-14 to 2020-21.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for Pakistan against South Africa was 1 from 2020-21 to present.

The longest streak of undefeated for Pakistan against South Africa was 1 from 2020-21 to present.

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

Matches:

The teams completed 20 meetings in the shortest format of cricket, till date. The host won 10 times, whereas the opponent won 9 times. 1 match was called off without a ball.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for South Africa against Pakistan was 3 T20Is from 2013 to 2013.

The longest streak of undefeated for South Africa against Pakistan was 3 T20Is from 2013 to 2013.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for Pakistan against South Africa was 2 T20Is between 2009 to 2010, between 2019 to 2021 and from 2021 to 2021.

The longest streak of undefeated for Pakistan against South Africa was 2 T20Is between 2012 to 2013.

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

The teams have many close encounters, as 8 matches completed within / around a margin of just 10 runs, with consecutive 5 closed games between 2013 to 2019.

South Africa Backyard:

Series:

When touring South Africa by Pakistan, the upcoming series will be the fifth. Out of 4 series, the host won twice and the opponent won just once with one drawn series.

The consecutive streak for the series without a draw between the teams in South Africa was 2 in a span of 7 years from 2006-07 to 2013-14.

The biggest consecutive winning streak (series) for South Africa against Pakistan in South Africa was 1 from 2018-19 to present.

The longest streak of undefeated (series) for South Africa against Pakistan in South Africa was 2 from 2013-14 to present.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for Pakistan against South Africa in South Africa was 1 from 2012-13 to 2013-14.

The longest streak of undefeated for Pakistan against South Africa in South Africa was 2 from 2012-13 to 2018-19.

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

Matches:

On the soil of South Africa, the teams faced each other 10 times. The home side won 5 times and lost 4 times, as well, with a match called off without a ball.

The most consecutive winning streak for South Africa against Pakistan in South Africa was 2 T20Is from 2019 to 2019.

The longest streak of undefeated for South Africa against Pakistan in South Africa was 2 T20Is from 2019 to 2019.

The most consecutive winning streak for Pakistan against South Africa in South Africa was 2 T20Is between 2019 to 2021.

The longest streak of undefeated for Pakistan against South Africa in South Africa was 2 T20Is between 2019 to 2021.

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

South Africa vs Pakistan T20I series 2020-21 – 2nd T20I

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the sixth rank (South Africa) and fourth rank (Pakistan) team. The host is 7 points behind the visitors.

The Home Team:

If the host will win the series by 4-nil, then the host will earn 8 points and will become the fourth in the point table, but in case of losing the series with 4 defeats, then the team will lose the 6 points with no impact in the position.

In case, the team will win the series by 3-nil, then the host will earn 7 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 4 points with no impact in the position. 

If the host will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 2 to 3 points without impact in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 5 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 1 to 2 points with no impact in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn 3 points but no impact in the ranking. 

Drawing the series will help the team to earn 1 to 2 points but no impact in the position.

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

The Visiting Team:

If the visiting team will win the series by 4-nil, then the team will earn 4 points with on impact in the position, but in case of losing the series with 4 defeats, then the team will lose the 6 points and will become the sixth in the position.

In case, the team will win the series by 3-nil, then the team will earn 3 points with no impact in the position, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 5 points with losing 1 rank in the rankings. 

If the visiting team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 3 to 4 points without impacting in the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 2 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 2 points without impacting in the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn 1 point but stay at the same position. 

Drawing the series will cause the team to lose 0 to 1 point with no impact in the rankings.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Pakistan are LWWLW.

The Third 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 2 points, 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 Centurion shows the weather would be partly cloudy throughout the match. There is no chance of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be 0% to 2%. The temperature would be between 23 to 29 Celsius. The wind would be between 8 – 10 km/h. The wind would fluctuate and the temperature would decrease with the match progress.

SuperSport Park, Centurion

 

Toss and Pitch:

Teams chose to field first after winning the toss, which happened in 6 times out of 10 matches, and the selection didn’t favor the teams, as the team won twice and lost 4 times.

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

On the other hand, the teams, who chose to bat first, won the match thrice and lost once.

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

The home side never successfully chased down the target after losing the toss, yet.

The visiting team never successfully chased down the target after winning the toss on the ground, yet.

Overall, 5 times the team won the toss, won the matches and lost 5 times, as well.

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

Particularly, for South Africa, the team won the toss 4 times in 10 games, and the team won twice and lost twice, as well.

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

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

The home side didn’t win the match, after winning the toss, after 2018 on the venue.

The first batting team won the matches 7 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match thrice.

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

Score:

The lowest defended total was 156 runs (according to run rate) in 2009, and the highest successful chase 223 runs in 2020.

The first inning lowest total was 128 runs (according to run rate) in 2014 and the highest total was 241 runs in 2009. For the second inning, the lowest total was 100 in 2013 and the highest total was 226 runs in 2020.

The batting average of the first innings is 30.18 and 21.08 is for the second innings.

T20I History Between the Teams at the Venue:

The teams faced each other twice at the venue. The home side is still searching for the first victory and the opposition won both the games.

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

Teams’ T20I History at Venue:

The Home team has an average record, as the team won 5 times and lost 5 times, as well, out of 10 games. The opponent has an excellent record, as the team won both the outings and never lost, yet.

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

The biggest consecutive winning streak for the home side was 2 games from 2009 to 2013 and from 2017 to 2019.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Pakistan at the venue are WW – – -.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for Pakistan was 2 games from 2013 to present.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

South Africa:

The home side would go with a couple of changes and include  R. van dar Dussen or K. Verreynne in place of W. Lubbe, if both will fit to get in XI, then P. van Biljon may need to vacant the place.

South Africa Eleven: A. Markram, J. Malan, R. van der Dussen, K. Verreynne, H. Klaasen, G. Linde, A. Phehlukwayo, S. Magala, B. Hendricks, L. Williams, T. Shamsi

Pakistan:

The visiting team would go with an unchanged XI.

Pakistan Eleven: S. Khan, M. Rizwan, B. Azam, H. Ali, M. Hafees, M. Nawaz, F. Ashraf, H. Ali, S. Afridi, M. Hasnain, U. Qadir

*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.