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India’s tour of South Africa will start with the three-match Check collection on December 26 adopted by a three-match ODI collection as BCCI introduced revised dates and itinerary on Saturday. The choice was taken within the 90th Annual Basic Assembly of the Indian cricket board in Kolkata. The 4 T20Is, which had been initially part of the tour schedule, will likely be performed later. India’s tour of South Africa, 2021-22, will proceed with the revised dates and itinerary. “The team will participate in a three-match Test series followed by a three-match ODI series starting December 26th, 2021,” BCCI stated in a releases after the AGM.
The Indian squad was initially scheduled to depart for South Africa on December 9 however that’s more likely to be delayed.
Cricket South Africa, earlier within the day, had introduced that the tour will go forward regardless of issues over a brand new COVID-19 variant within the Rainbow nation. Your complete collection is ready to be performed beneath a strict bio-bubble.
“The tour is now confirmed and the arrival timings of the India team will be moved out by a week, to allow for effective logistical planning,” added CSA.
As per the unique schedule, the primary Check was slated to happen on the Wanderers on December 17 adopted by the second Check on December 26 in Centurion. Now, the Boxing Day Check is ready to grow to be the tour opener however there isn’t any readability on whether or not there was a change of venue.
CSA additionally stated that it’s going to affirm the venues within the “next 48 hours”.
“I would like to thank both the leadership of Cricket South Africa, as well as the leadership of the BCCI for working so tirelessly to make this tour a reality. Even under the most uncertain times, the boards kept the light of hope alive and kept us anticipating that this tour will indeed take place. For us as CSA it is always a meeting of old friends when the Proteas take on India, but we will still present the fans with a compelling proposition and a great spectacle to watch,” Pholetsi Moseki, appearing CEO of CSA stated.
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