Pakistan Vs South Africa match live update score
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will take on South Africa in their second game of the Champions Trophy today.
Pakistan will look to bounce back against South Africa in a crucial Champions Trophy 2017 Group B match at Edgbaston Cricket Ground on Wednesday.The match will begin at 5:30pm (PST).
The Proteas are well placed at the moment, having won their first game against Sri Lanka 96 runs but Pakistan will have their work cut out as it is a must-win match for the former World Champions.
A loss against South Africa would mean that Pakistan are virtually out of the tournament. A win for South Africa will take them closer to a spot in the semi-finals.
The green shirts had defeated South Africa in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 fixture. Wahab Riaz will no longer be part of the tournament after suffering an ankle injury and he will be replaced by Junaid Khan whereas Sarfraz Ahmed confirmed Ahmed Shehzad will be replaced by Fakhar Zaman.
Pakistan (squad): Sarfraz Ahmed (captain), Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Fahim Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hafeez, Rumman Raees, Shadab Khan, Shoaib Malik.
South Africa (squad): AB de Villiers (captain), Hashim Amla, Farhan Behardien, Quinton de Kock, JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir, Keshav Maharaj, David Miller, Morne Morkel, Chris Morris, Wayne Parnell, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius and Kagiso Rabada.