Both teams have extremely slim chances of making the semi-finals and only a massive collapse by the other teams can help them into the next round. Shoaib Malik, like most of Pakistan players, has had a pakistan vs south africa live streaming star sports World Cup thus far. Reuters In the points table, South Africa are eighth with Pakistan ninth with only net run rate separating the two teams. South Africa have played six matches and won just once against the bottom of the table side Afghanistan with four defeats and a match getting washed out. Pakistan, on the other hand, have played one match less with one win against Englandthree defeats and a washout as well.
Pakistan has chosen to bat against South Africa at the Lord's in London. All thre wickets in first 30 overs have been picked by the spinners.
Babar Azam has looked good for his fifty. He came with a set plan and has been executing perfectly. The game was supposed to be one of the big matches of this tournament but it looks like this contest is going to have no bearing on the overall result.
Pakistan has won just one match out of its five while South Africa has won one out of its six. Both the teams are virtually out of the race for a semi-final berth unless something truly disastrous happens to one of the top-4 teams.
That does not mean there is nothing to play for. Both South Africa and Pakistan are proud cricketing nations that are hurting due to their poor performances. The teams are receiving a lot of criticism from their fans and some players may be playing for their careers.
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