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England expected to tour SA for white-ball series after quarantine agreement

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England cricket team is expected to tour South Africa for the white-ball tour in the coming month, ESPN CrinInfo confirmed on Monday.

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is awaiting the permission from the South African government for moving forward with the series.

As per the reports, the series is expected to get a green signal after the England players got the permission to train during their quarantine period.

South African government is still dealing with the pandemic in the country, but still granted some permissions to the players as per the normal requirements. Only a formal confirmation of the series is yet to be released by both the boards.

In case the SA government had rebuked the demands of the ECB, the touring team would have had to agree on the quarantine rules set by the government.

The England players are expected to reach Cape Town via a chartered flight on November 17. The series will begin at least 10 days after the quarantine period after their arrival in the country.

The series will comprise of three-match ODI and as many T20I matches, will also marking the return of international cricket in South Africa.

All the matches will be played across to venues in Cape Town and Boland Park in Paarl behind the closed doors.

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