Nagpur: India’s home series against South Africa will begin with the first T20 International on October 2 followed by five ODIs and four Test matches, making it the longest tour to the country by the Proteas.
Besides three T20 Internationals at Dharamsala (October 2), Cuttack (October 5) and Kolkata October 8), the series will see feature one-dayers in Kanpur (October 11), Indore (October 14), Rajkot (October 18), Chennai (October 22) and Mumbai (October 25).
The limited overs games will be followed by Tests at Mohali (November 5-9), Bangalore (November 14-18), Nagpur (November 25-29) and the concluding match of the tour at Delhi from December 3 to 7).
The fixtures were today jointly announced by BCCI and Cricket South Africa (CSA). In all, the tour will last for 72 days. ”I am delighted to confirm, together with the BCCI, the Proteas’ itinerary for our tour of India later this year,” said CSA Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat.