ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (Match 30): Pakistan vs South Africa – Stats Preview
On Sunday (23rd June), Pakistan and South Africa will meet at Lord’s (London) in the match 30 of the ongoing 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.
Pakistan has played five matches in this tournament where they have won once, lost thrice and also experienced one rain washout game. Meanwhile, South Africa has played six matches in this tournament where they have won once but suffered four defeats, and the other one had no result.
Ahead of this upcoming Pakistan vs South Africa match, let’s look at some crucial stats preview of this game.
Venue stats (Lord’s, London)
Important ODI stats
|Highest total||334/4 (60 overs) by England against India on 7th June 1975||265/7 (50 overs) against England on 20th September 2010||220/8 (50 overs) against England on 2nd September 2012|
|Lowest completed total||107 (32.1 overs) by South Africa against England on 12th July 2003||132 (39 overs) against Australia on 20th June 1999||107 (32.1 overs) against England on 12th July 2003|
|Highest score||138* by Sir Viv Richards (West Indies) against England on 23rd June 1979||105 by Sarfaraz Ahmed against England on 27th August 2016||74 by Herschelle Gibbs against England on 31st August 2008|
|Best bowling||5/30 by Daniel Vettori (New Zealand) against West Indies on 10th July 2004||4/28 by Shoaib Akhtar against England on 2nd September 2006||4/39 by Kagiso Rabada against England on 29th May 2017|
Venue’s ODI history in the first and second batting
|Stats||Total||1st batting||2nd batting|
|Innings average* (Average run-rate)*||228.05 (4.71)||238.85 (4.74)||217.25 (4.68)|
In last 10 completed ODIs
|Stats||Total||1st batting||2nd batting|
|Innings average* (Average run-rate)*||253.60 (5.41)||266.20 (5.54)||241 (5.26)|
(Special Note: in Innings average and Average run-rate, only incomplete innings have been excluded. Included all the completed innings and target reached)
(Special Note: Overall – In addition, two more ODIs had the tie results at this venue; In last 10 completed ODIs – In addition, one had the tie result at this venue)
Also Read : ICC World Cup 2019: Pakistan vs South Africa, Lord’s – South Africa’s Predicted Playing XI
Teams’ ODI records at Lord’s (London)
Pakistan vs South Africa
|Stats||Total ODIs||Pakistan Won||South Africa Won||Tied/No Result|
|At neutral venues||29||8||21||0/0|
|At Lord’s (London)||–||–||–||-/-|
|In the World Cup||4||1||3||0/0|
|In last 10 ODIs||10||6||4||0/0|
i) The left-arm pacer Wahab Riaz (29 wickets) is two wickets away to become the third most wicket-taker as a Pakistan bowler in Cricket World Cup history. At present, Riaz is in the fifth position in the most wickets for Pakistan in CWC history. The present top four Pakistan bowlers in this list are Wasim Akram (55 wickets), Imran Khan (34 wickets), Shahid Afridi (30 wickets) and Shoaib Akhtar (30 wickets).
ii) Another left-arm pacer Mohammad Amir (247 wickets) is three wickets away to complete his 250 international wickets.
iii) Pacer Hasan Ali (148 wickets) is two wickets away to complete his 150 international wickets.
iv) Shadab Khan (49 wickets) needs to take one more wicket to become the 11th Pakistan spinner to take 50 ODI wickets.
v) Mohammad Hafeez, who has scored 12,076 runs in the international career, has also taken 246 international wickets. Picking up four more international wickets, Hafeez will be the fifth overall cricketer and first Pakistan cricketer to score 12,000 international runs and also to take 250 international wickets.
vi) Babar Azam (2,902 runs) is 98 runs away to complete his 3,000 ODI runs.
vii) With two more catches, Shoaib Malik (98 catches) will be the fourth Pakistan non-wicketkeeper to take 100 or more ODI catches.
i) Hashim Amla (760 runs) is 34 runs behind to become the most run-scorer as a South African opening batsman in Cricket World Cup history. Gary Kirsten is only ahead of Amla in this list with 793 CWC runs as an opening batsman.
ii) Aiden Markram (1,978 runs) is 22 runs away to complete his 2,000 international runs.
iii) Andile Phehlukwayo will play his 50th ODI.
iv) Imran Tahir (15 wickets) needs to take three more wickets to become the leading ODI wicket-taker as a South African spinner against Pakistan. Only the left-arm spinner Robin Peterson is ahead of Tahir with 17 ODI wickets.
v) Taking two more wickets, Imran Tahir (37 wickets) will become the most wicket-taker as a South African bowler in Cricket World Cup history. Only the former pacer Allan Donald is ahead of Tahir in this list with 38 CWC wickets.
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