Pakistan bat first against South Africa in must-win game

Pakistan bat first against South Africa in must-win game

Photo: World Cup 2019, Pakistan vs South Africa build up: Pakistan opt to bat first.

Dhaka, June 23 : Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed won the toss against South Africa on Sunday at Lord’s, London and opted to bat first.

Before heading to this match, both of Pakistan and South Africa went through a similar fate in the World Cup, and both of them are close to being got out of the race of the semi-finals.

Pakistan have played five matches and won just one. South Africa, on the other hand, played six matches and came up victorious in one game. At the same time, both the teams got one point each from one wash-out game.

South Africa (Playing XI): Quinton de Kock(w), Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis(c), Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir

Pakistan (Playing XI): Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed(w/c), Haris Sohail, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Wahab Riaz, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Amir

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