Hosts South Africa produced a dominant display with bat and ball to complete a whitewash over Pakistan in three-match Test series. The home side will now be looking to continue their winning momentum when they take on Pakistan in the five-match one-day series that starts from 19th January at Port Elizabeth.
Skipper Faf du Plessis will lead South Africa for the one-day series against Pakistan. Uncapped batsman Rassie Van der Dussen has been named in the side due to his consistently good performances in the domestic circuit.
On the other hand, Pakistan will certainly be keen to turn things around after failing to win a game in the three-match Test series. Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez and Fakhar Zaman will need to score heavily in order for Pakistan to get back to winning ways.
Wicket-keeper Sarfaraz Ahmed will lead Pakistan for the one-day series against South Africa. The five-match one-day series is anticipated to be much closer affair than the Test series.
Here are some of the important stats related to South Africa vs Pakistan 2019 ODI Series
2013 was the last time Pakistan won a one-day series against South Africa in South Africa. Misbah-ul-Haq became the Asian captain to win a one-day series in South Africa.
73 matches have been played between South Africa and Pakistan in limited-overs cricket. South Africa have dominated with 47 victories to their name. Pakistan have won 25 matches with one game ended in a no result.
2 centuries for South Africa’s premier batsman Hashim Amla against Pakistan in limited-overs cricket. Amla holds an excellent record against green shirts and scored 831 runs in 19 matches at an average of 46.16.
10 wickets needed by South African pacer Dale Steyn to complete 200 wickets in one-day internationals. Steyn currently has taken 190 wickets in 119 games at an average of 25.75.
7 wickets needed by South African pacer Kagiso Rabada to complete 100 wickets in one-day cricket. Rabada has taken 93 wickets from 57 matches at an average of 26.10.
169 runs required by South Africa’s Hashim Amla to complete 1000 runs against Pakistan in one-day internationals Hashim currently has scored 831 runs in 19 matches with two centuries to his name.
106 runs needed by Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed to complete 2000 runs in limited-overs cricket. He currently has scored 1894 runs in 98 matches at an average of 33.22
220 runs needed by middle-order batsman David Miller to complete 3000 runs in one-day cricket. He currently has scored 2780 runs in 112 matches at an average of 38.61 with five centuries to his name.