Pakistan to tour South Africa to play three ODIs and 4 T20Is in April

Pakistan to tour South Africa to play three ODIs and 4 T20Is in April

Johannesburg: Pakistan will play three one-day internationals and 4 Twenty20 internationals in South Africa throughout April, Cricket Africa introduced on Friday.

The touring staff will keep in a bio-secure surroundings and matches will probably be confined to 2 venues – SuperSport Park in Centurion and the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.

The sequence will deliver to an finish a house worldwide season closely affected by Covid-19. England reduce quick a white-ball tour in December over fears concerning the virus and Australia withdrew from a deliberate three-Check tour which was as a result of happen in March.

Pakistan's skipper Babar Azam attends a practice session at the Pindi Stadium, in Rawalpindi. AP

Pakistan’s skipper Babar Azam. AP

The one dwelling worldwide matches performed by South Africa in the course of the 2020/21 season up to now have been three Twenty20 internationals towards England and two Check matches towards Sri Lanka.

South Africa just lately accomplished a two-Check sequence in Pakistan and are presently concerned in a Twenty20 sequence in that nation.

Cricket South Africa director of cricket Graeme Smith thanked the Pakistan Cricket Board for agreeing to play an extra T20 worldwide after it had initially been deliberate that simply three matches in that format can be held.

“Pakistan has proved their standing over time as some of the harmful limited-overs groups and I’m positive they are going to give the Proteas a stern check on the Highveld,” stated Smith.

Fixtures:

2 April, first ODI, Centurion

4 April, second ODI, Johannesburg

2 April, third ODI, Centurion

10 April, first T20I, Johannesburg

12 April, second T20I, Johannesburg

14 April, third T20I, Centurion

16 April, fourth T20I, Centurion

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