Pakistan vs South Africa UAE Series 2013

By   August 3, 2013
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Pakistan vs South Africa UAE Series 2013 Schedule

Pakistan on Tuesday announced the schedule for its series against South Africa in October, involving two test, five ODI and two T20 games.The Series will be played in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah in the UAE Pakistan’s home grounds for international cricket since 2009.The Pakistan Cricket team is one of the International team, having full membership of test status from ICC. Pakistan has won ICC Cricket World Cup in 1992 and T20 World Cup in 2009. They were runners up in the ODI World Cup of 1999 and Twenty20 World Cup of 2007.

UAE will host the Pakistan vs South Africa 2013 Series, beginning on October 14, 2013. The first test match pak vs sa will be play at 11:00 AM Pakistan time on 14-18 October 2013 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.

Pakistan vs South Africa UAE series live telecast on PTV Sports and Ten Sports TV channels from United Arab Emirates on 14 Oct 2013.

South Africa, who arrive in the UAE on October 5, will play a three-day practice match to prepare for the first test in Abu Dhabi. The teams will move to Dubai for the second Test on October 23 before switching to colored clothing in November. Sharjah will host the first and fifth ODIs while Abu Dhabi also gets two games with Dubai hosting the remaining One Day and both T20s.
South Africa Cricket team at 5th position in ICC ODI Champion table. South Africa had played 34 matches but his points is 3584 and his rating is 105.
On the other hand Pakistan Cricket team in ICC ODI Champions table at 6th position. Pakistan played 42 matches his points is 4294 while his rating is 102.

Dubai International Cricket Stadium

Dubai cricket stadium is known as Dubai sports city cricket ground. It is mainly used for Cricket and is one of the 3 Stadium in the country, th other 2 being Sharjah Cricket ground and Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed cricket Stadium. Dubai Sports City has a capacity of 25000 peoples. It was established in 2009 and first One Day International cricket match played here Pakistan vs Australia on 22 April 2009. Pakistan was first team that won the first ODI match in Dubai cricket Stadium. In the same match the stadium saw the first player take a five wickets haul with Shahid Afridi taking 6/38 which were his career best figures at the time. Last odi game which was played here Pakistan vs Sri Lanka on 18th November 2011.

Sharjah Cricket Stadium

The Sharjah cricket Ground is in the emirate of Sharja in th United Arab Emirates. Between 1984 and 2003 the Sharjah ground was the venue for 206 One Day International held as part of commercially sponsored one day tournaments involving three international teams. Sharjah was a popular venue attracting good crowds mostly from the South Asian population of the United Arab Emirates. Sharjah Cricket Ground has a capacity of 27000 peoples. It was established in 1982 and first One Day International cricket match played here Pakistan vs Sri Lanka on 06 April 1984 and last ODI game which was played here Pakistan vs Australia on 28th August 2012. In Sharjah ground Pakistan was played first test against West Indies on 31 January 2002.

Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

The Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi is one of the world’s newest cricket grounds. It was opened in May 2004 and staged its first-class match when Scotland played Kenya in the International Cup that November. Sheikh Zayed cricket Ground has a capacity of 20000 peoples.

It was established in 2006 and first One Day International cricket match played here Pakistan vs India on 18th April 2008 and last ODI game which was played here Pakistan vs Australia on 31st August 2012. In Sheikh Zayed ground Pakistan was played first test match against South Africa on 20th November 2010. As of 2009, many international series are held here, since Pakistan is not able to host any more matches at home due to the security after match of the 2009 attack on the Sri Lanka national cricket team. Pakistan has hosted against Australia, West Indies, New Zealand and South Africa on this ground.

Weather Report Of UAE

With its hot and dry desert climate, it’s never cold in Dubai, even approaching the winter months. October tends to be very warm and dry, with practically in precipitation and maximum temperature of United Arab Emirates is 36 and minimum temperature is 22 degree centigrade.

South Africa tour of Pakistan Fixture
Date Match Ground Time
14 Oct 1st Test Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 06:00 GMT|10:00 Local|11:00 PKT
23 Oct 2nd Test Dubai International Cricket Stadium 06:00 GMT|10:00 Local|11:00 PKT
30 Oct 1st ODI Sharjah Cricket Stadium 11:00 GMT|15:00 Local|16:00 PKT
1 Nov 2nd ODI Dubai International Cricket Stadium 11:00 GMT|15:00 Local|16:00 PKT
6 Nov 3rd ODI Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 11:00 gmt|15:00 local|16:00 pkt
8 Nov 4th ODI Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 11:00 gmt|15:00 local|16:00 pkt
11 Nov 5th ODI Sharjah Cricket Stadium 11:00 gmt|15:00 local|16:00 pkt
13 Nov 1st T20 Dubai International Cricket Stadium 16:00 gmt|20:00 local|21:00 pkt
15 Nov 2nd T20 Dubai International Cricket Stadium 16:00 gmt|20:00 local|21:00 pkt

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