Second T20I: Pakistan win toss, elects to bat first against South Africa

JOHANNESBURG: Pakistan captain Babar Azam today (Monday) has won the toss and elected to bat first in the second Twenty20 International (T20I) against South Africa at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.

Opener Sharjeel Khan has made a return to international cricket after four years, replacing in-form Fakhar Zaman, who was ruled due to a minor allergy in his left leg. Pacer Muhammad Hasnain has replaced Haris Rauf. South Africa is unchanged.

Pakistan currently leads the T20I series one-nil after winning the first T20I on Saturday.

Pakistan: Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Rizwan (wk),Babar Azam (capt), Haider Ali, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Hasnain, Usman Qadir

South Africa: Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram, Pite van Biljon, Wihan Lubbe, Heinrich Klaasen (capt & wk), Andile Phehlukwayo, George Linde, Beuran Hendricks, Lizaad Williams, Tabraiz Shamsi, Sisanda Magala