There are a big schedule awaits for South Africa vs India in cricket calendar this year. South Africa is going to play three Twenty20 international games, five One Day Internationals (ODI’s) and four tests. Total 72 days of tour South African team will have. The whole tour will run from the month of September to December. It will be the longest tour of South African cricket team to India. This tour will feature South Africa’s first Twenty20 and four test series against India.
Second test will be held in 14th November in Bangalore and this is going to be AB de Villiers 100th test. Though AB de Villiers has not played the test series against Bangladesh.
The tour will start in 29th September with the practice match of their first T20 Internationals.
Now let’s have a look at the whole upcoming schedule of South Africa’s tour in India :
September 29th – T20 practice match,Venue: Delhi.
October 2nd – 1st T20, Venue: Dharmasala.
October 5th – 2nd T20, Venue: Cuttak.
October 8th – 3rd T20, Venue: Kolkata.
October 11th – 1ST ODI, Venue: Kanpur.
October 14th – 2nd ODI, Venue: Indore.
October 18th – 3rd ODI, Venue: Rajkot.
October 22nd – 4th ODI, Venue: Chennai
October 25th – 5th ODI, Venue: Mumbai.
November 5th to 9th – 1st Test, Venue: Mohali.
November 14th to 18th – 2nd Test, Venue: Bangalore.
November 25th to 29th – 3rd Test,Venue: Nagpur.
December 3rd to 7th – 4th Test, Venue: Delhi.
This is the total tour of total 72 days. Except those official matches, South Africa will have two days of team building sessions in Goa and from October 26th to 27th and 2 days of tour match against Board President’s XI in Mumbai from 30th October to 31st October.
Looks like the overall tour is going to be very exciting.