Factbox: Pakistan v South Africa test series

(Reuters) - South Africa are touring Pakistan for the first time since 2007. Following is a factbox on the two-test series, which begins in Karachi on Tuesday:


First test Jan. 26-30 Karachi 10:00 a.m. (0500 GMT)

Second test Feb. 4-8 Rawalpindi 10:00 a.m. (0500 GMT)


World ranking: 7

Captain: Babar Azam

Coach: Misbah-ul-Haq

Top-ranked batsman: Babar Azam (6)

Top-ranked bowler: Yasir Shah (25)

Squad: Abid Ali, Abdullah Shafique, Imran Butt, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Fawad Alam, Kamran Ghulam, Salman Ali, Saud Shakeel, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, Yasir Shah, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Tabish Khan.


World ranking: 5

Captain: Quinton de Kock

Coach: Mark Boucher

Top-ranked batsman: Dean Elgar (14)

Top-ranked bowler: Kagiso Rabada (6)

Squad: Quinton de Kock, Temba Bavuma, Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis, Dean Elgar, Kagiso Rabada, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Rassie van der Dussen, Anrich Nortje, Wiaan Mulder, Lutho Sipamla, Beuran Hendricks, Kyle Verreynne, Sarel Erwee, Keegan Petersen, Tabraiz Shamsi, George Linde, Daryn Dupavillon, Ottniel Baartman.


Matches: 26

Pakistan wins: 4

South Africa wins: 15

Draws: 7


2012-13 South Africa beat Pakistan 3-0 in South Africa

2013-14 Series drawn 1-1 in the United Arab Emirates

2018-19 South Africa beat Pakistan 3-0 in South Africa

(Compiled by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru; Editing by William Mallard)

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