South Africa’s tour of Pakistan in Jan 2021 for 2 Tests, 3 T20Is

Fahad PervezWeb Editor

09th Dec, 2020. 07:40 pm
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The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed the news that South African national cricket team will be visiting Pakistan in January 2021 after a gap of 14 years.

In an official press release by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) stated that South Africa has agreed to send their national team for the tour of Pakistan in Jan 2021.

“South Africa will arrive in Karachi on 16 January and will play the first Test at the National Stadium in Karachi from 26-30 January,” the Board said.

PCB added to their statement that,

“They will then travel to Rawalpindi where the second Test will be held from 4-8 February. The iconic Gaddafi Stadium, headquarters of Pakistan cricket, will be the venue of the three T20Is, which are scheduled for 11, 13 and 14 February.

“Upon arrival in Karachi and in the lead up to the first Test, South Africa will observe an isolation period following which they will hold training sessions and play intra-squad practice matches.

“Since 1995, the two sides have played 11 Test series with South Africa winning seven and Pakistan one in 2003. In this background, Babar Azam’s side will be determined to end the 18-year series win drought and move up in the ICC World Test Championship ladder,” the press release added.

Tour schedule:

26-30 Jan – 1st Test, Karachi

4-8 Feb – 2nd Test, Rawalpindi

11 Feb – 1st T20I, Lahore

13 Feb – 2nd T20I, Lahore

14 Feb – 3rd T20I, Lahore

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