The seven-game series between Pakistan Under 19s and South Africa Under 19s kicked off at Durban on Saturday, June 22. In the opener, the away team Pakistan put up 226 runs on the board in their 50 overs, Abbas Afridi and Haider Ali were amongst runs for the Asian teams, they scored 53 and 60 runs respectively.
For the Proteas, Bryce Parsons and Lifa Ntanzi got two wickets each. Chasing the target, South Africa could never get going, besides L Beaufort who scored 46 and put up a 61 runs partnership with Bird, South Africa was always the second best team in the match up. Thanks an all round performance by Abbas Afridi who took two wickets with his right arm fast medium, he was adjudged the Man of The Match.
South Africa U19 Vs Pakistan U19 Match details
Where: Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
When: 25th June, 12:30 PM IST
South Africa U19: Andrew Louw, Jonathan Bird, Luke Beaufort, Bryce Parsons(c), Micheal Copeland, Khanya Cotani(w), Tiaan van Vuuren, Lifa Ntanzi, Siya Plaatjie, Gerald Coetzee, Akeem Minnaar, Achille Cloete, Imraan Philander, Ruan Terblanche, Nonelela Yika
Pakistan U19: Haider Ali, Basit Ali, Rohail Nazir(w/c), Qasim Akram, Mohammad Aamir, Naseem Shah, Akhtar Shah, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Mohammad Haris, Fahad Munir, Abbas Afridi, Aamir Ali, Saim Ayub, Shiraz Khan, Irfan Niazi
PK-Y Vs SA-Y head-to-head
Pakistan have won four of their last five games against South Africa in U19 ODI cricket.
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Predicted XI for PK-Y vs SA-Y
South Africa U19 Playing XI: Gerald Coetzee, Luke Beaufort, Jonathan Bird, Khanya Cotani (wk), Micheal Copeland, Andrew Louw, Achille Cloete, Lifa Ntanzi, Bryce Parsons (c), Akeem Minnaar, Tiaan van Vuuren
Pakistan U19 Playing XI: Rohail Nazir (c & wk), Akhtar Shah, Basit Ali, Haider Ali, Mohammad Haris, Naseem Shah, Abbas Afridi, Qasim Akram, Mohammad Aamir, Aamir Ali, Fahad Munir