Pak vs SA 2021: Proteas arrive after 14 years, Twitter welcomes South African team

Pak vs SA 2021: Proteas arrive after 14 years, Twitter welcomes South African team
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The South African cricket team arrived in Karachi on Saturday to play scheduled two Tests and three T20 internationals on their first tour of Pakistan in 14 years.

  • The South African team arrived in 14 years on their first tour of Pakistan.
  • The 21-members squad led by Quinton de Kock for Three T20 and two tests.
  • South Africa will take on Pakistan from January 26th.
The members of the South African team upon arrival at Karachi airport. (Via Twitter)
The members of the South African team upon arrival at Karachi airport. (Via Twitter)

The 21-members squad led by Quinton de Kock. The trend #WelcometoPakistan started trending minutes after the team landed in Karachi for the first time in 14 years.

Firstly the Pak vs SA 2021 series, then the news of South African team’s landing in Pakistan has brought happiness to the cricket-deprived fans in Pakistan as the Proteas ended their 14-year break when they arrived on Saturday.

Pak vs SA 2021 Series

The South African side will take on Pakistan in two Tests and three T20Is from January 26.

Following the arrival of the team in Pakistan, the cricket-starved fans took to social media to welcome team, South Africa, mainly on Twitter to express their happiness in seeing a major side coming to the country.

The trend #WelcometoPakistan ahead of Pak vs SA 2021 series started trending minutes after the touchdown.

Here’s a look at what the Pakistani Twitter users have been saying:


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South Africa tour to Pakistan schedule

The schedule of South Africa tour to Pakistan is as follows:

26-30 January: 1st Test, Karachi
4-8 February: 2nd Test, Rawalpindi
11 February: 1st T20I, Lahore
13 February: 2nd T20I, Lahore
14 February: 3rd T20I, Lahore

South Africa Squad for Pak vs SA 2021 

The 21-members squad led by Quinton de Kock is Temba Bavuma, Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis, Dean Elgar, Kagiso Rabada, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Rassie van der Dussen, Anrich Nortje, Wiaan Mulder, Lutho Sipamla, Beuran Hendricks, Kyle Verreynne, Sarel Erwee, Keegan Petersen, Tabraiz Shamsi, George Linde, Daryn Dupavillon, Marco Jansen.

Furthermore, CSA will name its T20 squad later, while the 20-over match specialists are due to arrive in Pakistan on February 3.

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