South Africa vs Pakistan 1st ODI live streaming, TV channel, start time from Port Elizabeth

PAKISTAN face South Africa at St George's Oval in the first ODI of the five-match series.

The Proteas were dominant in the recent Test matches and will be hoping to bring that form into white-ball game as both sides prepare for this summer's World Cup in England.

 South Africa dominated the recent Test series

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South Africa dominated the recent Test series

When is South Africa vs Pakistan 1st ODI?

THE first game of this series will be held on Saturday, January 19.

The toss in Port Elizabeth will be at 10.30am UK time, with play starting at 11am.

That's 1pm in South Africa and 4pm in Pakistan.

With the World Cup less than four months away, all eyes will be on how Pakistan can bounce back from their 3-0 trouncing in the Tests.

Which TV channel can I watch it on?

YOU can watch this game live and in full on Sky Sports Cricket from 10.55am.

And coverage on Sky Sports Main Event will join the action from 3.15pm.

If you're not a Sky subscriber, you can still watch all the drama unfold by purchasing a NOW TV pass from just £7.99.

PTV Sports is the official broadcaster of this series in Pakistan while SuperSport will be showing the game in South Africa.

South Africa squad

Faf du Plessis (c), Hashim Amla, Duanne Olivier, Reeza Hendricks, Imran Tahir, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Dane Paterson, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen.

Pakistan squad

Sarfaraz Ahmed(c), Babar Azam, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Hasan Ali, Hussain Talat, Imad Wasim, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Shan Masood, Shoaib Malik, Usman Khan.

ODI schedule

  • Saturday, 19 January, First ODI –  Port Elizabeth
  • Tuesday, 22 January, Second ODI –  Durban
  • Friday, 25 January, Third ODI – Centurion
  • Sunday, 27 January, Fourth ODI – Johannesburg (Pink ODI)
  • Wednesday, 30 January, Fifth ODI – Cape Town

PAKISTAN face South Africa at St George's Oval in the first ODI of the five-match series.