Talat, Shaheen in as Pakistan to bat first in second ODI


Pakistan have made two changes in their side as South Africa won the toss and decided to bowl first against tourists in the second ODI at Durban.

After a successful appearance in T20Is for Pakistan, Hussain Talat will be making his ODI debut as he replaced Imad Wasim while on the other hand, Shaheen Shah Afridi came in for Usman Shinwari who was suffering from calf pain.

South African captain FAF Du Plessis said is looking forward to making a strong comeback and leveling the five-match series 1-1.

“It’s a new match and an opportunity so we are confident to not reflect the mistakes from the last match,” he said.

Sarfraz Ahmed, on the other hand, is positive to show their dominance once again and double the lead in the series.

“We will try to focus on our plan and it will definitely help us turn yet another result in our favor,” said Sarfraz.


Pakistan: Sarfraz Ahmed (captain, wkt), Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Hussain Talat, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi

South Africa: Faf du Plessis (captain), Hashim Amla, Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Heinrich Klaasen (wkt), Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Dane Paterson, Duanne Olivier, Tabraiz Shamsi