Revised Schedule of India tour of South Africa 2021, Matches, Timing, Venue: Confirmed

Revised Schedule of India tour of South Africa 2021, Matches, Timing, Venue: Confirmed
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Revised Schedule of India tour of South Africa: Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Monday confirmed the revised itinerary for the upcoming India tour of South Africa for test and ODI matches. The India tour of Rainbow nation will commence on December 26th with the opening test at Centurian.

Following the emergence of the new variant of coronavirus “Omicron” in South Africa, the tour became a concern. BCCI and CSA on its recent meeting decided to curtail the tour and postpone it by a week’s time. The four matches T20I series will no longer be played in the tour and will be scheduled on a later date.

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The tour will go with three matches Test series followed by as many games ODI series, starting December 26.

“It is a pleasure for CSA to confirm the updated schedule for the India men’s tour to South Africa,” the CSA said in a statement.

“As announced over the weekend, the tour has been reduced from three series to two; the Betway Test and One-Day International series, taking place from 26 December to 23 January 2022 across four venues, following successful engagement with the BCCI.

“The four-match KFC T20I series will be rescheduled for a more opportune time in the new year.”

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The Test series will begin on December 26th at Centurian. The second test will be held in Johannesburg while the third test is scheduled in Cape Town.

The first two ODI matches will be held in Paarl while the third will be hosted in Cape Town.

Revised Schedule of India tour of South Africa 2021:

DateMatch DetailsVenueTime (IST)
December 26-30South Africa vs India 1st TestCenturian1: 30 PM
January 03-07South Africa vs India 2nd TestJohannesburg1:30 PM
January 11-15South Africa vs India 3rd TestCape Town1:30 PM
January 19South Africa vs India 1st ODIPaarl2:00 PM
January 21South Africa vs India 2nd ODIPaarl2:00 PM
January 23South Africa vs India 3rd ODICape Town2:00 PM

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