Pakistan vs South Africa T20 World Cup 15th Match Preview

Pakistan vs South Africa T20 World Cup 15th Match Preview:

Pakistan vs South Africa Preview: Pakistan vs South Africa is the 15th match of ICC Twenty20 world cup Super Eights 2012. The group stages in T20 World Cups are basically a warm-up for the Super Eights. Yes, it’s possible for bigger nations to crash out if they slip up against one of the minnows, but luckily for fans and punters alike, this did not occur. The Super Eights are chock full of exciting match-ups and it doesn’t come more unpredictable than the Proteas up against Pakistan. The game on Friday could be decided on how each team bats, both have very strong batting units who have performed very well.


Pakistan, have made a solid start to the tournament thus-far. The key to their success has been a belligerent batting line-up that in the past has shown signs of capitulation but in this tournament has looked formidable. Runs for Hafeez and Jamshed led to them posting 177/6 against New Zealand, Nazir and Umar Akmal also chipping in with useful totals. The total and the spin of Saeed Ajmal proved too much for the Black Caps, Ajmal returning figures of 4-30 off his allotted four overs. Pakistan then showed they can chase as well. Bangladesh, no longer the slouches they used to be, posted 175 against frankly terrible bowling on a flat track. Too short and begging to be hit, Shakib Al Hasan obliged with 84 off 54 balls. However, Pakistan’s batting clicked for the second match in a row. Hafeez played the anchor to Imran Nazir, who bludgeoned 72 from 36 balls to put Pakistan into the Super Eights. The job was finished by Jamshed and Kamran Akmal and Pakistan find themselves in a rich vein of form as the tournament heats up. But then again, so do the Proteas.

South Africa:

South Africa team also in well form they are also has best quality players to face Pakistan team in Super 8 match of T20 World Cup 2012. SA team play all first round match by superb and look for beat though team Pakistan to make victory and take points this match. South Africa team players are in good ranks they are here No. 1 position in T20 ranking of Twenty20. So match become South Africa-Pakistan become more though and fans expect interesting game both sides. Dale Steyn has had a steady start to his campaign but his bowling looks very good and is right on target and he needs to collect some early wickets to get South Africa off to a good start in the Super Eights.

Squad for ICC World Twenty20 15th Match:

Pakistan Team:

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

South Africa Team:

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

For more cricinfo: ICC World T20 Sri Lanka 2012

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