The World cup is finally here. It’s the tournament that we get to see after every four years. This year’s world cup will be played in England & Wales in a Round-Robin tournament format. Pakistan will take on the current champions South Africa at the Mecca of Cricket Lords Stadium in London.
Pitch Report & Toss Prediction:
The Pitch is flat but it will have a bit of swing which might help the bowlers at the start, but it is a high scoring pitch. Spinners might get a little bit of help as the match progresses.
Pakistan Team News:
Sarfaraz will be leading the side with not much changes to the team. The champions of the ICC champions trophy will be a big threat to a team like India. Bowlers like Mohamad Amir will be the key bowler to get those early wickets and take out the quality batsmen of the Indian side. Adding on there will be experienced players like Shoaib Malik and Hafeez to strengthen the team with the middle order batting and their bowling skills.
Predicted Playing 11 for Pakistan:
Zaman, Imam-UL-Haq, Babar Azam, Asif Ali, Mohamed Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohamed Amir.
South Africa Team News:
We will be seeing Tahir and JP Duminy playing their last World cup as they will be retiring after the tournament. Imran Tahir will be the Key bowler as he had an incredible IPL season this year earning the purple cap this season. Also, Rabada will be the key to the bowling attack. We will see World cup legends like Dale Styne in the side.
Predicted Playing XI for South Africa:
Amla, De Kock, DuPlessis, Miller, Duminy, Moriss, Andile Phehlukwayo, Rabada, Dale, Tahir, Ngidi
Cricket Match Prediction for Pakistan Vs South Africa:
Both the teams are strong and are really tough to say which team will win this one. But our prediction goes with Pakistan.