The Proteas lead the Men in Green in ODIs in general, but their rivalry is close in the ODI World Cup.
Pakistan and South Africa will go toe to toe against each other on October 27 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai in the 26th match of the ODI World Cup 2023. The two sides have a long rivalry which is one-sided in ODIs in general but the teams are neck to neck in the ODI World Cup. Ahead of their clash, let’s take a detailed look at PAK vs SA head to head in ODI:
PAK vs SA Head to Head in ODI
The head to head between the two sides is led by South Africa in ODI cricket. Both sides have played a total of 82 matches in their 31-year ODI cricket rivalry.
South Africa has a 51-30 win/loss record over Pakistan in these matches, with one match ending in no result.
|Matches Won (Pakistan)||30|
|Matches Won (South Africa)||51|
|Win % (Pakistan)||36.58%|
|Win % (South Africa)||62.19%|
PAK vs SA Head to Head in World Cup
The two sides have faced each other 5 times in ODI World Cup history. Unlike their overall ODI record, the Proteas and the Men in Green have a close record in the mega event.
South Africa leads Pakistan 3-2 in the event. The Proteas were victorious in their first encounter (1992, 1996, 1999) while the Men in Green have tasted victory the last two times they have faced each other (2015 & 2019).
|Matches Won (Pakistan)||2|
|Matches Won (Afghanistan)||3|
|Win % (Pakistan)||40.00%|
|Win % (Afghanistan)||60.00%|
PAK vs SA Head to Head in India
Pakistan and South Africa have never played against each other in India.