Pakistan and South Africa will continue their ongoing multi-format series by taking on one another in a set of three ODI matches. Pakistan dominated the T20I series as they defeated the visitors in three back-to-back games.
Both sides will be facing off in the first ODI on Friday, September 8 at the National Bank Cricket Arena in Karachi. Following Pakistan’s brilliance in the T20I series, they are expected to put in a similar performance in the 50-over games as well.
PAK-W vs SA-W Match Details:
Match: Pakistan Women vs South Africa Women, 1st ODI Match
Venue: National Bank Cricket Arena, Karachi
Date & Time: Friday, September 8, 4:00 PM IST
Live Streaming Details: Fancode app and website
PAK-W vs SA-W Pitch Report:
The surface at the National Bank Cricket Arena in Karachi is quite balanced and a close encounter between both sides is expected. The majority of the games at the ground have been won by teams chasing. Hence, opting to bowl first after winning the toss could be the best choice.
PAK-W vs SA-W Probable Playing XI
Pakistan Women (PAK-W):
Bismah Maroof, Nida Dar (c), Sidra Ameen, Shawaal Zulfiqar, Umme Hani, Diana Baig, Nashra Sandhu, Muneeba Ali (wk), Aliya Riaz, Sadia Iqbal, Syeda Aroob Shah
South Africa Women (SA-W):
Anneke Bosch, Sune Luus, Laura Wolvaardt (c), Tazmin Brits, Nondumiso Shangase, Mieke de Ridder (wk), Nadine de Klerk, Delmi Tucker, Masabata Klaas, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Tumi Sekhukhune
PAK-W vs SA-W Head-to-Head
PAK-W vs SA-W Probable Best Performers:
Probable Best Batter:
Bismah Maroof, the star Pakistan opener, could be the best batter in her side’s upcoming clash against South Africa women. Maroof has been in good form of late and she will look to continue it in the first ODI as well. A lot could depend on how Maroof performs in the top order.
Probable Best Bowler:
Pakistan’s Sadia Iqbal was impactful for Pakistan in the recently concluded third T20I and she would be keen on replicating her form in the ODI as well.
Today’s Match Prediction: Pakistan Women to win the match