Pakistan and South Africa are two leading teams of the tournament and the spectators and viewers around the world should be able to watch an exciting and interesting match when the two teams enter the at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo today.
In the third match of the Super Eights, Pakistan will have to concentrate on its rather uncertain batting side, which however clicked positively when Imran Nazir, otherwise dormant, palyed rather aggressively against New Zealand and scored impressive 72. With a good bowling side consisting of Saeed Ajmal, Yasir Arafat and Gul, Pakistan's match against South Africa will be their biggest challenge so far though and the Asian giants will need to be on top of their game to upstage the South Africans.
As for the South Africans, their seven overs match against Sri Lanka was not worth the practice they needed to get into the cricket mood. Richard Levi and Hashim Amla however can be a threat to Pakistan as they would open their side. They have a long batting line besides ominous bowlers like Morkel and Steyn.
The opposing squads are as under:
Mohammad Hafeez*, Abdul Razzaq, Asad Shafiq, Imran Nazir, Kamran Akmal†, Mohammad Sami, Nasir Jamshed, Raza Hasan, Saeed Ajmal, Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Sohail Tanvir, Umar Akmal, Umar Gul, Yasir Arafat
AB de Villiers*†, HM Amla, F Behardien, J Botha, JP Duminy, F du Plessis, JH Kallis, RE Levi, JA Morkel, M Morkel, JL Ontong, WD Parnell, RJ Peterson, DW Steyn, LL Tsotsobe
So let us all watch this interesting match, which Pakistan can win if it remains composed in its batting with a sense of responsibility. It may be added that Pakistan has met South Africa in T20I world cups twice before and won, while in the five T20I played between the two countries, the South Africans have an edge of 3-2 over Pakistan.
The match is scheduled for Friday, 28September 2012 at 10:00 GMT at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.
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