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FACTBOX-Cricket-Pakistan v South Africa test series

24 Jan 2021 / 14:21 H.

    Jan 24 (Reuters) - South Africa are touring Pakistan for the first time since 2007. Following is a factbox on the two-test series, which begins in Karachi on Tuesday: FIXTURES First test Jan. 26-30 Karachi 10:00 a.m. (0500 GMT) Second test Feb. 4-8 Rawalpindi 10:00 a.m. (0500 GMT) PAKISTAN World ranking: 7 Captain: Babar Azam Coach: Misbah-ul-Haq Top-ranked batsman: Babar Azam (6) Top-ranked bowler: Yasir Shah (25) Squad: Abid Ali, Abdullah Shafique, Imran Butt, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Fawad Alam, Kamran Ghulam, Salman Ali, Saud Shakeel, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, Yasir Shah, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Tabish Khan. SOUTH AFRICA World ranking: 5 Captain: Quinton de Kock Coach: Mark Boucher Top-ranked batsman: Dean Elgar (14) Top-ranked bowler: Kagiso Rabada (6) Squad: Quinton de Kock, Temba Bavuma, Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis, Dean Elgar, Kagiso Rabada, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Rassie van der Dussen, Anrich Nortje, Wiaan Mulder, Lutho Sipamla, Beuran Hendricks, Kyle Verreynne, Sarel Erwee, Keegan Petersen, Tabraiz Shamsi, George Linde, Daryn Dupavillon, Ottniel Baartman. TEST HEAD-TO-HEAD Matches: 26 Pakistan wins: 4 South Africa wins: 15 Draws: 7 LAST THREE SERIES 2012-13 South Africa beat Pakistan 3-0 in South Africa 2013-14 Series drawn 1-1 in the United Arab Emirates 2018-19 South Africa beat Pakistan 3-0 in South Africa (Compiled by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru; Editing by William Mallard)

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