South African team reached Karachi
South Africa is the third team to tour Pakistan after the 2009 Sri Lankan team bus attack. Sri Lanka and Bangladesh visited Pakistan after the terrorist attack.
21-member team of South Africa reached Pakistan tour
South African Squad:
Quinton de Cocke (Captain), Tenba Bavuma, Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis, Dean Elgar, Kagiso Rabada, Dwayne Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Angidi, Rasi Van de Dusan, Enrich Nortje, Vian Mulder, Lutho Sapamla, Buren Hendrix, Kyle Vereyne, Searle Ervy, Keegan Peterson, Tabrez Shamsi, George Linde, Darren Dupavilian, Marco Jansen.
Players arrived wearing face masks
The Pakistan team will host England, New Zealand and West Indies in the new year 2021. The South Freaky team has reached Pakistan after winning the home Test series 2–0 against Sri Lanka.
First Test will be played from 26 January
The tour will begin with the Test series. The first Test will be played in Karachi on 26 January. While the second and final Test match of the series will be played in Rawalpindi from 4 February. After this, the T20 series will be played.
Last visited in 2007
The South African team reached Pakistan for the first time in the last 14 years. The Proteas team last visited Pakistan in 2007. At that time 2 Tests and 5 ODIs were played between the two teams.