The 8th season of ICC Champion’s Trophy, Pakistan will be facing South Africa in the third fixture of Group B at Edgbaston, Birmingham. This ICC Champion’s Trophy is going to be played between eight teams which have been divided into two Groups i.e. Group A & Group B. Group A includes Australia, Bangladesh, England and New Zealand. From Group B there are India, Pakistan, South Africa and Sri Lanka. Each team is going to play one match with the other members of groups qualifying the Semi-Finals and the team who won will be eventually proceeding to the Finals. The Champion’s Trophy 2017 has been started from 1st June 2017 and will continue up to 15 June. These tournaments are played at three venues namely: Edgbaston, Birmingham and Sofia Gardens.
This match will be the second match for both the teams as Pakistan has played with its arch-rival India and South Africa had played with Sri Lanka. When compared to the ODI’s, South Africa is far ahead than Pakistan in the ratio of Win-Loss. Both the teams have played 72 ODI’s out of which 47 Matches were in favour of South Africa. Twice South Africa has faced Pakistan in ICC Champion’s Trophy resulting in winning the both matches.
Head to Head statistics in Champion’s Trophy
In the Champion’s Trophy, Pakistan have won 7 out of 18 ODI’s and never won title before. While South Africa has won 11 out of 21 ODI’s playing the tournament. So to help them to acclimatize, South Africa will go with a series beneficial for their preparation. They will have a full series in England of ODI’s just before the Champion’s Trophy.
On the other Pakistan will be coming with a series in West Indies help them to find their strength and weakness. Talking about the last encounter between both teams Pakistan won by 29 runs (Duckworth-Lewis Method) and the rain disturbed the match after even collapsing for 220. So South Africa is ready to play the Champion’s Trophy but Pakistan is not going to be an easy opponent for South Africa to beat.
Both Team Possible Players
PAKISTAN SQUAD PLAYERS: Ahmed Shehzad,Azhar Ali,Babar Azam,Sarfaraz Ahmed (Captain),Hasan Ali,Fahim Ashraf,Imad Wasim,Junaid Khan,Mohammad Amir,Mohammad Hafeez,Shadab Khan,Shoaib Malik,Wahab Riaz,Fakhar Zaman,Haris Sohail
SOUTH AFRICA SQUAD PLAYERS: Jean Paul Duminy,Hashim Amla,Morne Morkel,AB De Villiers (Captain),Wayne Parnell,David Miller,Quinton de Kock(WK),Imran Tahir,Faf du Plessis,Farhan Behardien,Chris Morris,Dwaine Pretorius,Kagiso Rabada,Andile Phehlukwayo,Keshav Maharaj
MATCH VENUE DETAIL
The venue of the match is Kennington Oval Stadium in the city London which is having a capacity of 23,500 spectators hosting to England, Surrey. The team which will be playing the match on 7th June 2017 are in Group B. Here below is all the information and a quick overview of the match. Do have a glance to it.
Stadium: Kennington, Oval
Date: 7 June 2017
Timing: 12:30 GMT
Ends: Pavilion End, Vauxhall End
Hosts to: England, Surrey
LIVE MATCH SCORING PATTERN
Ist Inning Average Score: 252
IInd Inning Average Score: 249
Highest Total: 398/5 (50 Overs) played b/w NZ & Eng
Lowest Total: 103/8 (41 Overs) played b/w Eng & RSA
Highest Chased: 317/8 (49.4 Overs) played b/w Ind & Eng
Lowest Defend: 241/10 (49.4 Overs) played b/w Pak & Eng
PAKISTAN and SOUTH AFRICA Live Streaming
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Match Prediction: South Africa would Win