The first PAK vs SA match was played on 8 March 1992 in Brisbane. South Africa Cricket Team won the rain-affected match by 20 runs. Since then, they have faced each other on more than 127 occasions across all the formats of the game. Overall, the Proteas has an upper hand over Pakistan across all the formats.
Pakistan vs South Africa Head to Head Stats - Tests
The first Test match between these two was played from 19 to 23 January 1995. South Africa won the match by 324 runs. Pakistan’s first win against South Africa in the longest format of the game came in 1998. Their remaining three wins against the African sides were in 2003, 2007 and 2013. The Proteas have got some very big wins against Pakistan in the Test. They won by an innings and more thrice, once in 2003, and twice in 2013. Pakistan Cricket Team won the recent Test Series against South Africa in 2021 by 2-0.
South Africa Won
19 January 1995
4 February 2021
Pakistan vs South Africa Head to Head Stats - ODIs
The first PAK vs SA head to head face-off in ODI format took place in the 1992 World Cup. The eventual champions were defeated by South Africa, who were playing in their first World Cup. After that defeat, the Pakistani side had a six-match winning streak against the Proteas. But from 1995 onwards, the South African side dominated the Pakistanis and didn’t lose a single match against them till March of 2000. After that, the Pakistani team managed to win a few matches in between but never came close to becoming the dominant team in this rivalry.
South Africa Won
8 March 1992
7th April 2021
Pakistan vs South Africa Head to Head Stats - T20Is
In Proteas vs Pakistan head-to-head battle in T20I cricket, the former has an edge with 9 wins in total of 17 matches. Their second T20 match against each other was the first semi-final of 2009 Twenty20 World Cup. Pakistan won the match by 7 runs and went on to lift the trophy. Both the teams also faced each other in 2010 and 2012 Twenty20 World Cup too, with Pakistan winning both the matches.