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Proteas bowl first in Rawalpindi Test as all-rounder Mulder replaces Ngidi

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Pakistan captain Babar Azam. (Photo by Asif Hassan/AFP)
Pakistan captain Babar Azam. (Photo by Asif Hassan/AFP)

Pakistan captain Babar Azam has won the toss and elected to bat first in the second Test against South Africa in Rawalpindi.

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Pakistan, who lead the two-match series 1-0 after winning the first Test by seven wickets in Karachi, kept the same XI, going with two spinners and three pace bowlers.

South Africa brought in pace-bowling all-rounder Wiaan Mulder in place of fast bowler Lungi Ngidi, in a bid to strengthen their batting.

Play starts from 07:00 (SA time).

Teams:

Pakistan

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

South Africa

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)

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