SA vs PAK 2018-19 : Fifth ODI - Statistical Preview

All the major stats and facts ahead of the fifth ODI between South Africa and Pakistan in Cape Town.

Kagiso Rabada needs 3 more wickets to reach 100 ODI wickets (photo - ICC)

South Africa and Pakistan will face off each other in the fifth and final ODI at Newlands in Cape Town tomorrow. After four ODIs, the series is tied 2-2 and winner of the final ODI will also clinch the series. Pakistan has been the better side in this series so far and after a thumping 8 wickets win in the last ODI they have winning momentum with them and will be hoping for a similar outing tomorrow as well. On the other hand, South Africa's middle and lower order batsmen have to build partnerships to put up a big score on the board. 

All the major stats and facts ahead of the fifth ODI between South Africa and Pakistan in Cape Town :

1. Head to Head -

 Venue  Mat   Won by SA    Won by PAK    Tied   NR 
 South Africa    33  20  12  0  1
 Pakistan   15  8  7  0  0
 Neutral  29  21  8  0  0
 Overall  77  49  27  0  1

At Newlands, Cape Town -

South Africa : ODIs - 34, Won - 28, Lost - 6 

Pakistan : ODIs - 7, Won - 1, Lost - 6

2 - If Pakistan wins the series, it will be their second consecutive ODI series win against South Africa in South Africa after winning first ever ODI series (2-1) in November 2013.

34 - Shoaib Malik needs 34 more runs to go past Javed Miandad's tally of 7381 ODI runs and become 5th leading run-scorer for Pakistan in ODIs. 

50 - Andile Phehlukwayo (49 wickets) needs 1 more wicket to complete 50 wickets in ODI cricket. 

50 - If South Africa wins this ODI, it will be their 50th ODI win against Pakistan.

100 - Kagiso Rabada has taken 97 ODI wickets and needs 3 more wickets to become the 12th South African bowler to take 100 ODI wickets. 

104 - Hashim Amla needs 104 more runs to complete 8000 runs in ODIs. He will become the fourth South African player to achieve this feat after Jacques Kallis, AB de Villiers and Herschelle Gibbs. 

 


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 29 Jan, 2019

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