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.
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.”
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:
|Date||Match Details||Venue||Time (IST)|
|December 26-30||South Africa vs India 1st Test||Centurian||1: 30 PM|
|January 03-07||South Africa vs India 2nd Test||Johannesburg||1:30 PM|
|January 11-15||South Africa vs India 3rd Test||Cape Town||1:30 PM|
|January 19||South Africa vs India 1st ODI||Paarl||2:00 PM|
|January 21||South Africa vs India 2nd ODI||Paarl||2:00 PM|
|January 23||South Africa vs India 3rd ODI||Cape Town||2:00 PM|