Pakistan captain Babar Azam. (Describe by Asif Hassan/AFP)
Pakistan captain Babar Azam has received the toss and elected to bat first within the second Test against South Africa in Rawalpindi.
Pakistan, who lead the 2-match series 1-0 after winning the predominant Test by seven wickets in Karachi, saved the same XI, going with two spinners and three tempo bowlers.
South Africa brought in tempo-bowling all-rounder Wiaan Mulder reasonably than like a flash bowler Lungi Ngidi, in a dispute to pork up their batting.
Play begins from 07: 00 (SA time).
Pakistan: Babar Azam (captain), Abid Ali, Imran Butt, Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam,
Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Rizwan, Nauman Ali, Yasir Shah, Hasan Ali,
Shaheen Shah Afridi
Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar, Faf du Plessis, Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock (captain, wicketkeeper), Wiaan Mulder, George Linde, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje
Umpires: Aleem Dar (PAK) and Ahsan Raza (PAK)
TV umpire: Asif Yaqoob (PAK)
Match referee: Mohammad Javed Malik (PAK)