Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: South Africa vs Pakistan 2021 - 3rd ODI
The 3rd ODI of the three-match series between Pakistan and South Africa will be played at the SuperSport Park, Centurion in South Africa.
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While Babar Azam's 103 trumped Rassie van der Dussen's 123 in the first ODI with Pakistan winning by three wickets, even Fakhar Zaman's 193 was not good enough for Pakistan to get over the line as they lost the second match by 17 runs. With the series level at 1-1, it is now time for the big decider.
South Africa will be without their top 5 players in Quinton de Kock, David Miller, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada and Lungi Ngidi with them having departed for the IPL.
Temba Bavuma was the top scorer for South Africa in the last match with 92 runs off 102 deliveries at a strike rate of 90. He hit 9 fours. Quinton de Kock and Rassie van der Dussen also scored 80 and 60 respectively.
Anrich Nortje was the best bowler for South Africa in the match and picked up 3 wickets while conceding 63 runs from his 10 overs. Andile Phehlukwayo also did well.
Fakhar Zaman was the top scorer for Pakistan in the 2nd ODI with 193 runs off 155 deliveries at a strike rate of 124. He hit 18 fours and 10 sixes.
Haris Rauf was the best bowler for Pakistan in the match and picked up 3 wickets while conceding 54 runs from his 10 overs.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
South Africa - Aiden Markram, Janneman Malan, Temba Bavuma (c), Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Andile Phehlukwayo, Beuran Hendricks/Keshav Maharaj, Daryn Dupavillon, Lutho Sipamla, Tabraiz Shamsi
Pakistan - Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Danish Aziz, Haider Ali/Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Usman Qadir, Mohammad Hasnain/Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Pakistan
Who will win? – Pakistan
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Babar Azam (Pakistan), Rassie van der Dussen (South Africa)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Shaheen Afridi (Pakistan), Andile Phehlukwayo (South Africa)
Most Sixes – Fakhar Zaman (Pakistan), Heinrich Klaasen (South Africa)
Man of the Match – Babar Azam
Team Scores Batting first – Pakistan 330+, South Africa 310+
Match Handicap Pakistan
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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