South Africa Gears Up for Crucial Cricket World Cup Match Against Pakistan

Proteas to take on Pakistan in Cricket World Cup

The Proteas will take on Pakistan on Friday in Chennai in their next Cricket World Cup match.

The match will be played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, which is a traditional sub-continental surface that suits spinners.

Proteas captain Temba Bavuma has said that Tabraiz Shamsi is set to return to the side for the match against Pakistan.

Shamsi is a spinner and is expected to play a key role in the match.

The Proteas have had a wonderful start to the Cricket World Cup, suffering just one shock defeat to the Netherlands.

They are currently in second place in the group standings.

In the Cricket World Cup, each team plays the other nine teams in a round-robin format.

The top four teams qualify for the knockout stage and semi-finals.

The Proteas squad for the Cricket World Cup is as follows:

  • Temba Bavuma (captain)
  • Gerald Coetzee
  • Quinton de Kock
  • Reeza Hendricks
  • Marco Jansen
  • Heinrich Klaasen
  • Keshav Maharaj
  • Aiden Markram
  • David Miller
  • Lungi Ngidi
  • Andile Phehlukwayo
  • Kagiso Rabada
  • Tabraiz Shamsi
  • Rassie van der Dussen
  • Lizaad Williams


The Proteas are looking to continue their good form in the Cricket World Cup when they take on Pakistan on Friday.

The match is expected to be a close contest, as both teams are strong.

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