Earlier Green shirts beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in the second semi- final in Hong Kong.
South Africa qualified for final after beating hosts Honk Kong in the first semi-final. Pakistan was also defending champion of the tournament.Last year Abdul Razzaq was captain of Pakistan side when they defeated England in final by 35 runs.
This year Abdul Razzaq was not part of the team as he is facing disciplinary actions. Abdul Razzaq made remarks against Pakistan T20 captain Mohammad Hafeez and therefore Abdul Razzaq was fined Rs. 100000 by PCB.