Pakistan off to flying start
East London - Pakistan have got off to a flying start in their four-day warm-up match against a South African Invitation XI at Buffalo Park in East London on Friday.
At lunch, the visitors were 100 without loss off 27 overs, with Muhammad Hafeez (50*) and Nasir Jamshed (45*) at the crease.
Earlier, Pakistan won the toss and chose to bat first.
The match is the only warm-up for Pakistan ahead of their three-Test series against South Africa starting in Johannesburg on Friday, February 1.
SA Invitation XI:
Justin Ontong (captain), Kyle Abbott, Cody Chetty, Simon Harmer, Beuran Hendricks, Davy Jacobs, Wayne Parnell, Andrew Puttick, Vaughn van Jaarsveld, Stiaan van Zyl, Dane Vilas
Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Muhammad Hafeez, Nasir Jamshed, Younus Khan, Azhar Ali, Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal, Junaid Khan, Muhammad Irfan