Cricket South Africa (CSA) introduced on Tuesday it would ship a safety evaluation delegation to Pakistan this weekend with a view to taking part in within the nation in early 2021.
If the tour goes forward will probably be South Africa’s first go to to Pakistan since 2007/08.
Two subsequent “away” excursions had been staged within the United Arab Emirates due to safety issues following a 2009 assault on the Sri Lankan crew in Lahore.
No particulars of the deliberate fixtures had been revealed however in response to the Worldwide Cricket Council’s future excursions programme, South Africa are attributable to play in two world Check championship matches in addition to three Twenty20 internationals in January and February.
Tuesday’s announcement confirmed South Africa will host Sri Lanka in two world Check championship matches over the native summer time vacation interval.
The primary Check will likely be in Centurion from December 26 to 30 and the second Check will likely be in Johannesburg from January three to 7.
After the CSA’s total board resigned on Monday, appearing chief government Kugandrie Govender mentioned the matches in opposition to Sri Lanka, like these for the upcoming white-ball sequence in opposition to England, could be performed with out spectators due to Covid-19 restrictions.
On their earlier go to to South Africa in 2018-19, Sri Lanka gained an upset 2-Zero sequence win — the primary by an Asian crew in a Check sequence in South Africa.
CSA additionally introduced Australia would go to South Africa for 3 world Check championship matches in March and April 2021, to be adopted by Pakistan, who will play three one-day internationals and three T20 internationals. Dates for these excursions will likely be introduced later.
It was beforehand introduced South Africa will host England in three T20 and three one-day internationals in Cape City and Paarl between November 27 and December 9.
The South African males’s crew has not been in motion since a one-day tour of India was known as off due to the coronavirus pandemic in March.