South Africa vs England: South Africa will travel to England next year for three ODIs, T20 internationals and Test matches in July next year, Cricket South Africa (CSA) confirmed on Wednesday. As per the schedule, South Africa will play three ODIs between July 19 and 24. This will be followed by three T20s internationals and as many as Tests from 27th July to 12th September.
“Riverside, Old Trafford and Headingly will play host to the ODI series on July 19, 22 and 24. Bristol, Sophia Gardens and the Ageas Bowl will host the T20 series on July 27, 28 and 31 while the Test series will be played at Lord’s, Edgbaston and The Oval on August 17-21, August 25-29 and September 8-12 respectively,” CSA said in a statement.
The director of South Africa cricket, Steve Smith expressed his delight over the confirmation of more fixtures for South Africa team, which are in need of more game time.
“Competitive cricket for our national teams is vital for their growth and progress and a tour of is one of the bigger challenges that our players will face, particularly with their fully (COVID-19) vaccinated crowds backing the home team.
“We have a bumper season ahead for the men’s team that we are thrilled to be announcing soon, with some really exciting match ups, along with another ICC T20 World Cup in the mix. Game time is going to be crucial for the ultimate success of this team as they also begin a new season of the ICC World Test Championship and continue the road to the 2023 ICC World Cup through the ICC Men’s World Cup Super League,” Smith added.
South Africa is currently in Sri Lanka for a limited over’s tour. They have lost the ODI series by 2-1 margin. The three T20 international series is scheduled to start from Friday.
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