South Africa Under-19s vs Pakistan Under-19s, 2019: 5th Youth ODI: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

South Africa Under-19s vs Pakistan Under-19s, 2019: 5th Youth ODI: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Naseem Shah and Aamir Ali took 4 wickets apiece in the last match.

Pakistan U19
Pakistan U19. (Photo Source: Twitter)

South Africa Under-19s got no luck on their side as Pakistan Under-19s breezed through to their 4th consecutive win to seal the 7-match Youth ODI series with three games to spare. Skipper Rohail Nazir top-scored for his team with 89 while Haider Ali (59), Fahad Munir (56) and Mohammad Haris (62) scored fifties to power their team to 341/8 in 50 overs.

Ruan Terblanche (53) and Jonathan Bird (75) held the big chase after an early wicket. From 128/2 in the 23rd over, the home team crumbled to 253/10 by 44th over. Skipper Bryce Parson scored 20-ball 39 and was the only batsman down the order to cross 20. Naseem Shah and Aamir Ali did the job with the ball for Pakistan as they picked up 4-wicket hauls.


Match Details:

The 5th game of the 7-match Youth ODI series between South Africa U19 and Pakistan U19 will be played at the City Oval in Pietermaritzburg.

The match starts at 9:00 AM local time (7:00 AM GMT) (12:30 PM IST).

Pitch Condition/Report:

The City Oval in Pietermaritzburg will be hosting the 4th successive game of the series and also for the last time. The scores have kept improving by each game and another good One-Day can be produced on Tuesday.

Average first innings score: 234 (50-over Youth ODI matches)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 6, Lost – 2


Probable Playing XIs:

South Africa U19s:

Andrew Louw, Ruan Terblanche, Jonathan Bird, Luke Beaufort, Bryce Parsons (C), Micheal Copeland, Khanya Cotani (WK), Tiaan van Vuuren, Achille Cloete, Imraan Philander, Lifa Ntanzi.

Bench – Akeem Minnaar, Gerald Coetzee, Nonelela Yika, Siya Plaatjie.

Pakistan U19s:

Haider Ali, Basit Ali, Rohail Nazir (C & WK), Fahad Munir, Mohammad Haris, Qasim Akram, Abbas Afridi, Aamir Ali, Akhtar Shah, Naseem Shah, Shiraz Khan.

Bench – Mohammad Wasim Jr, Saim Ayub, Mohammad Aamir, Irfan Niazi.


Team News:

(Will be added when there’s an update)

Points of selected players in this series (Power Picks):

Rohail Nazir – 5, 47.5, 34, 62

Imraan Philander – DNP, 25, 20, 39.5

Haider Ali – 38, 12, 80, 43.5

Byrce Parsons – 74, 32, -1, 42

Abbas Afridi – 62, 2.5, 55, 31.5

Ruan Terblanche – DNP, 3.5, 67, 34

Naseem Shah – 47, 46, DNP, 56

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options (in order) – Bryce Parsons, Haider Ali, Ruan Terblanche.

Vice-Captain Options (in order) – Mohammad Haris, Rohail Nazir, Naseem Shah.


Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Rohail Nazir

Batters – Haider Ali (C), Ruan Terblanche (VC), Mohammad Haris, Qasim Akram

All-Rounders – Bryce Parsons, Fahad Munir, Abbas Afridi

Bowlers – Imraan Philander, Aamir Ali, Naseem Shah

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Luke Beaufort

Batters – Mohammad Haris (VC), Qasim Akram, Ruan Terblanche, Micheal Copeland

All-Rounders – Bryce Parsons (C), Abbas Afridi

Bowlers – Imraan Philander, Naseem Shah, Achille Cloete, Shiraz Khan


Expert Advice:

With series result already decided, both the teams might look to give chances to failed players in the earlier matches. Watch out for the line-ups after the toss for picking the XIs.

Probable Winners:

Pakistan U19s are expected to make it 5-0 in this 7-match Youth ODI series.

*Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.