Pakistan v. South Africa
Pakistan v South Africa Test Series 2013
Toss: South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.
Result: Pakistan win by 7 wickets
- Pakistan have gone eight Test matches without a win against South Africa (drawn three, lost five).
- The last meeting between these teams at Abu Dhabi (November 2010) ended in a draw, in which AB de Villiers hit the highest score in Pakistan v South Africa Tests (278 not out).
- Pakistan have recorded one Test match win since their 3-0 series triumph against England in 2012, losing five times and drawing twice.
- The Proteas have won 11 of the last 13 tosses in Tests against Pakistan.
- Dale Steyn (12.4) and Vernon Philander (14.6) have the best bowling averages in world cricket so far this year (minimum 75 overs bowled).