T20 WC 2022 | South Africa vs Pakistan | Fantasy tips & predictions

As we move on to the 4th phase of the T20 World Cup, Pakistan are set to face South Africa in the 36th match of the T20 World Cup. 

South Africa are sitting at the top of the table, staying undefeated in the tournament while beating Bangladesh and India. Pakistan are virtually knocked out of the T20 World Cup, with their chances of playing the semi-finals depending on the results of other matches.

A win for the proteas will make them a step closer to qualifying for the semi-finals, while a win for Pakistan will ensure that they're still in the race for the semi-finals.

Match timings

Match toss time: 13:00 IST (07:30 AM GMT)

Match start time: 13:30 IST (08:00 AM GMT)

Match Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney


Matches played: 21. SA:11. PAK:10

Notable Stats

Highest run scorer: Babar Azam(410)*

Highest wicket-taker: Tabraiz Shamsi (12)*

Weather conditions & pitch

PAK vs SA weather pitch

Team News & probable playing Xl

South Africa 

South Africa may play Lungi Ngidi or Tabraiz Shamsi depending on the nature of the pitch.

South Africa: Quinton De Kock(WK), Temba Bavuma (C), Rilee Rossouw, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Tristan Stubbs, Wayne Parnell, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi/Tabraiz Shamsi


No changes are expected in the Pakistan line-up unless a forced one.

Pakistan: Babar Azam (C), Mohammad Rizwan (WK), Fakhar Zaman, Ifthikar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Shaheen Afridi,  Haris Rauf, Naseem Shah.

Must- Picks

Proteas skipper Quinton De Kock and Pakistan pacer Haris Rauf are the two players you must have in your fantasy XI as they are in good form in this T20 World Cup.

The other two must-pick to boost your fantasy team are South African batter Rilee Rossouw and Pakistan's in-form No.3 Shan Masood.

SA vs PAK fantasy team

SA vs PAK Fantasy team
Sportco fantasy team

Captain & Vice-captain picks

Shan Masood Rilee Rossouw T20 WC 2022
Shan Masood (C) & Rilee Rossouw (Vc)


Sportco predicts Pakistan to win the encounter and move to the 3rd spot in the points table.


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