Dubai, a leading city to live in and Sharjah is a neighboring city of Dubai has many attractions for Visitors from all around the world. The number of Pakistanis visit United Arab Emirates each year to earn their livelihood. Due to security reasons in Pakistan, PCB has tendency to arrange international tours in UAE instead of Pakistan and those Pakistanis who always looking for an opportunity to gather up for enjoying may come to see their cricket stars in action. South Africa had planned to visit Pakistan for test and ODI cricket matches but bad security shifted this tour to United Arab Emirates.
Pakistan will face South Africa in 1st ODI of 5 matches series on 30th October 2013 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Leveling test series with 1-1, now all eyes are looking for an ODI battle in the desert. Misbah ul Haq will lead the team of Pakistan and would gain strength of experienced Shahid Afridi, Muhammad Hafeez, Ahmad Shehzad, Umar Akmal and Sohail Tanveer who flew to Dubai to join their team in ODI series.
Pakistan ODI Squad:
Misbah-ul-Haq*, Abdur Rehman, Ahmed Shehzad, Asad Shafiq, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Irfan, Nasir Jamshed, Saeed Ajmal, Sarfraz Ahmed†, Shahid Afridi, Sohaib Maqsood, Sohail Tanvir, Umar Akmal†, Umar Amin, Wahab Riaz
South Africa ODI Squad:
AB de Villiers*†, HM Amla, Q de Kock†, JP Duminy, F du Plessis, Imran Tahir, R McLaren, DA Miller, M Morkel, WD Parnell, RJ Peterson, VD Philander, GC Smith, DW Steyn, LL Tsotsobe
- Pak vs South Africa – 30 October 2013
- Time: 11:00 GMT
- Venue: Sharjah, UAE