Host Pakistan will be looking to continue their maintain their dominance in home conditions when they face South Africa in the three-match T20I series, starting from 11th February in Lahore.
Pakistan have announced their T20I squad for the three-match series. Wahab Riaz, Fakhar Zaman have been dropped due to their poor performances in New Zealand, while Muhammad Hafeez and Imad Wasim, are not available for the home series.
Leg-spinner Shadab Khan is ruled out of the series due to injury. Uncapped players like Danish Aziz, Amad Butt and Zahid Mehmood earned their maiden call-ups to the national side for the three-match series.
On the other hand, South Africa announced their T20I squad for the series. Wicket-keeper batsman Heinrich Klaasen will lead the side for T20I series. Uncapped players Jacques Snyman, Ryan Rickelton, Nandre Burger, Glenton Stuurman and Okuhle Cele earned their maiden call-up to the T20I squad.
Here are the most statistics related to the Pakistan vs South Africa 2021 T20I series which is mentioned below:
2013 was the last time Pakistan won a T20I series against South Africa. The two-match series was played in South Africa.
14 matches played so far between South Africa and Pakistan in the T20 format. Eight matches have been won by South Africa, while Pakistan have come out on top on six occasions.
129 runs needed by Pakistani all-rounder Hussain Talat to complete 500 runs in the T20 format. Currently, Hussain accumulated 371 runs in 15 matches at an average of 28.53 with two half-centuries to his name.
15 wickets needed by Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali to complete 50 wickets in the T20 format. Hasan Ali has taken 35 wickets in 30 matches at an average of 25.05.
132 runs needed by South African middle-order batsman David Miller to complete 1500 runs in the 20-over format. Currently, Left-hander has scored 1368 runs in 75 matches at an average of 29.73 with one century and two half-centuries to his name.
15 wickets needed by South African all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo to complete 50 wickets in the T20 format. Andile has taken 35 wickets in 27 T20I matches at an average of 19.94.