South African cricketers have misplaced their security considerations previous to the go to and need to concentrate on the primary Test collection in 14 years towards Pakistan on its soil. South Africa is among the many prime 5 cricketing nations who’ve visited Pakistan after the 2009 terrorist assault on the Sri Lanka crew bus in Lahore. South Africa had final visited Pakistan in 2007. The first Test might be performed in Karachi from 26 January.
The Government of Pakistan has offered security to the South African crew just like the Head of State of any nation. South African captain Quinton Dickock informed reporters in Karachi on Monday, “To be honest, security was a big issue before coming here, but after reaching here, the players started feeling more comfortable seeing the security arrangements.” He stated that we’re feeling actually protected and now solely fear about cricket. The second Test match will begin in Rawalpindi from February 4. After this, a collection of three T20 International matches might be performed in Lahore from 11 to 14 February.
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South Africa Team: Quinton de Cocke (captain), Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar, Faf du Plessis, Temba Bavuma, Kagiso Rabada, Dwayne Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Rasi van der Dussen, Enrique Narje, Wayan Mulder, Lutho Ciplamla, Beauran Hendricks Kaine Verreyanne , Serrell Irve, Keegan Peterson, Tabrez Shamsi, George Linde, Darren Dupavalin, Marco Johnson.
Pakistan Team: Babar Azam (Captain), Mohammad Rizwan (Vice Captain), Imran Butt, Abdullah Shafiq, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Saud Shakeel, Kamran Ghulam, Aga Salman, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Tabish Khan, Haris Rauf, Sajid Khan, Nauman Ali, Yasir Shah, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Nawaz.
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