England name squad with 9 uncapped players to face Pakistan after Covid-19 crisis in camp
6 July 2021
Team India will travel to South Africa for a “full tour” comprising of the ODI, Test and T20I series, news agency AFP reported quoting Graeme Smith, Director of Cricket South Africa as saying.
The teams will play a three-match long Test series starting December 18 followed by an equally longer ODI series starting January 11, 2022, and the tour will be concluded by a four-match long T20I series.
The Test series has been scheduled to be played in Johannesburg and Centurion while the ODI and T20I series have been scattered across Paarl and Capetown.
The first and the third Test of the series have been scheduled for Wanderers, Johannesburg while the second Test has been scheduled to be played at the Supersport Park in Centurion.
The ODI series is scheduled to commence on January 11, 2022, in Paarl, while the remaining two ODIs will be played at Newlands, Capetown. The sides will stay put in Capetown for the first T20I of the series before travelling to Paarl for the final two games of the series and tour.
Then men in blue will return to the rainbow nation after a period of four years when the sides travelled under the leadership of Virat Kohli and played a long tour comprising of three Tests, six ODIs and three T20Is.