Pakistan recalled 36-year-old batsman Misbah-ul-Haq for the veteran’s first match since being dropped after the World Twenty20 in May this year.
South Africa received a boost when fast bowler Morne Morkel recovered from an ankle injuiry and was included in the eleven, but allrounder Jacques Kallis and fast bowler Dale Steyn remained on the sidelines due to injury.
This is Pakistan’s home series shifted to the United Arab Emirates because of security fears.
The two teams play the second Twenty20 on Wednesday before playing five one-day internationals and two Tests.
Shahid Afridi (capt), Shahzaib Hasan, Imran Farhat, Mohammad Hafeez, Umar Akmal, Misbah-ul-Haq, Abdul Razzaq, Zulqarnain Haider, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal, Shoaib Akhtar
Johan Botha (capt), Graeme Smith, Loots Bosman, AB de Villiers, JP Duminy, Colin Ingram, David Miller, Albie Morkel, Morne Morkel, Rusty Theron, Lonwabo Tsotsobe
Umpires: Ahsan Raza (PAK)Âand Asad Rauf (PAK)
Tv Umpire: Nadeem Ghouri (PAK)
Match Referee: Andrew Pycroft (ZIM)
Shahzaib Hasan c Duminy b Tsotsobe 9
Imran Farhat c Smith b Tsotsobe 10
Mohammed Hafeez c Ingram b Botha 13
Umar Akmal c Botha b J.A Morkel 14
Shahid Afridi c Bosman b Botha 25
Mizbah Ul Haq not out 27
Abdul Razzak b Botha 4
Zulqarnain Haider c Duminy b M. Morkel 1
Umar Gul c Smith b Tsotsobe 0
Saeed Ajmal run out (Miller) 4
Shoaib Akhtar run out (Miller) 3
Extras: (1lb, 5w, 3nb) 9
TOTAL: (all out in 19.5 overs) 119
Fall of wickets: 1-16, 2-38, 3-46, 4-75, 5-84, 6-90, 7-91, 8-92, 9-99, 10-119
Bowling: J.A. Morkel 4-0-28-1 (4w), Lonwabo Tsotsobe 4-0-16-3, Morne Morkel 4-1-18-1 (3nb), Juan Theron 3.5-0-25-0, Johan Botha 4-0-31-3 (1w).
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Earlier in the day, Rulers in four other emirates announced similar pardons