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Monday 20th March 2023 / 27 Syaaban 1444

South Africa cricket team to tour Pakistan in 2021

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed has said that the South Africa cricket team will tour Pakistan in January and February 2021.

According to PCB, the touring team is expected to land in Pakistan on 20th January 2020 with two tests and three T20 matches planned for the series.

South African team will be in the country for a month with matches planned for Lahore and Karachi, the latter of which will host the first test, set to begin on 28th January. T20 matches will begin in the second week of February. The series will be played with all protocols of coronavirus in place.

Moreover, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) confirmed that it received an invitation from PCB for a limited-overs series to be played early next year.

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England has not toured Pakistan since 2005 and though they have a series planned for 2022. ECB has listed Covid-secure bubbles, national security, and a jam-packed schedule of the English team as challenges for the proposed tour. However, no decisions have been finalized as yet.

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