India will take on South Africa in 5 T20Is in June.© AFP
India will host South Africa for a T20 International (T20I) series of five matches in June, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed on Saturday when they announced the schedule and venues for the matches. The series kicks off on June 9 in Delhi and ends on June 19 in Bengaluru. Delhi, Cuttack, Vizag, Rajkot and Bengaluru, the BCCI said in an official release. It remains to be seen whether crowds will be allowed in for Proteas’ tour of India.
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The matches will be crucial, given the T20 World Cup to be held in Australia later this year.
India last played against Sri Lanka in a T20I series, which they won 3-0.
“We are delighted to add these matches to the Proteas men’s route for the season. It’s been a huge white-ball season for our team, with an ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Australia later this year and the ICC World Cup coming up.” takes place in India next year,” said Cricket South Africa CEO Pholetsi Moseki in an official release.
“It goes without saying that playing time is vital for our team if they are to get their combinations right. We look forward to supporting our men in a few weeks in what promises to be an explosive and highly competitive series,” CSA was quoted as saying. their CEO as further stated.
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