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Pakistan to tour South Africa for limited-over series in April: PCB

Pakistan will play three ODIs and three T20Is during the tour, which was earlier scheduled to be held in September this year but had to be deferred due to the rising COVID-19 cases in South Africa.

Pakistan in action against South Africa in last year's World Cup. (File Photo)

Pakistan will tour South Africa in April next year for a limited over series, including three One-Day internationals, which is part of the ICC men’s World Cup Super League, the country’s cricket board (PCB) said on Tuesday.

Pakistan will also play three T20 internationals during the tour, which was earlier scheduled to be held in September/October this year but had to be deferred due to the rising COVID-19 cases in South Africa.

“The Pakistan Cricket Board today confirmed the men’s national team will tour South Africa in April 2021 for three One-Day Internationals, which will be part of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League, and as many T20 Internationals,” PCB said in a statement.

“Pakistan has now agreed to fulfill its Future Tour Programme (FTP) commitment prior to visiting Zimbabwe for two Tests and three T20Is. The schedule of both the series will be announced in due course,” it added.

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Pakistan is set to play three ODIs and as many T20Is against Zimbabwe at home, beginning on October 30.

First published on: 27-10-2020 at 07:22:52 pm
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