PAK vs SA T20 WC Prediction 03 Nov 2022

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Pakistan vs South Africa

PAK vs SA World Cup 2022

South Africa
  • Date: 2022-11-03
  • Start Time: 13:30
  • Location: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia
  • Tournament: ICC T20 World Cup 2022
  • Format: Twenty20
  • Prediction By: Malcolm Richards

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    South Africa to Win
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In the 36th game of the ICC T20 World Cup, we will witness Pakistan and South Africa at Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday. Pakistan is already out of the tournament and they have nothing to lose now. South Africa, on the other hand, will be on cloud 9 after defeating in-form team India in their last fixture.

  • South Africa scored a thrilling win in their last fixture against India
  • Lungi Ngidi, Aiden Markram and Wayne Parnell gave an excellent start to the Proteas squad stopping India at a very nominal score
  • Pakistan scored a win against the Netherlands in their last game

PAK vs SA – ICC T20 World Cup – Venue Details

Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia

Date: 3rd November 2022

Time: 1.30 PM (IST)

PAK vs SA – ICC T20 World Cup – Team Preview


Pakistan was one of the underdogs before the tournament started but all their hopes went in vain after losing their second game to Zimbabwe. It was one of the biggest upsets of the ongoing tournament. Men in green are coming to play against South Africa after scoring a comfortable win against the Netherlands.

It was Pakistan’s first win in the tournament and now they are left with two games. The chances are very bleak for them to qualify for the next round. Pakistan is now dependent on its group members to qualify for the semi-finals. Babar Azam and his men will have to win the rest of the games with a high net run rate and pray that teams like India and Bangladesh face defeat in their upcoming fixtures.

The batsmen from Pakistan will have to be on their toes and score big numbers on Thursday. At the same time, the pacers will have to dominate the game to make sure the team wins by a higher margin.

South Africa

The Proteas squad has surprised everyone in the ongoing world cup. They are the leading force in Group 2 and have become favourites to win the trophy after defeating the ferocious team India. It will be very difficult for Pakistan to defeat South Africa after the latter scored their thrilling win against India.

However, in every game, skipper Temba Bavuma is failing to score and is unable to give his team a good start. The consistency of his failure should be questioned and the team management should take note of it. The rest of the other batters are in form and are expected to give their team scoring momentum.

Kagiso Rabada, Wayne Parnell, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi along with the spin duo of Keshav Maharaj and Tabraiz Shamsi did a great job in their last fixture and stopped team India at the very nominal score. They should continue their performance against Pakistan as well.

PAK vs SA – ICC T20 World Cup – Probable Playing XI

Pakistan: Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Babar Azam (c), Shan Masood, Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah

South Africa: Quinton de Kock (wk), Temba Bavuma (c), Rilee Rossouw, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Tristan Stubbs, Wayne Parnell, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje

PAK vs SA – ICC T20 World Cup – Toss Prediction and Match Report

South Africa won their last game against team India at SCG and it was a low-scoring game. The pitch was extra supportive towards the pacers. Hence, the toss-winning team should opt to bowl first.

PAK vs SA – ICC T20 World Cup – Match Prediction

Both teams are at different ends of the tournament. According to the stats between both teams, Pakistan has an edge over South Africa. However, considering the fact that they are low in morale because of two major losses, South Africa will be ahead of their opposition.