Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced that the Pakistan cricket team will visit South Africa for 7 white-ball matches in April. The Proteas will host Pakistan, against whom they are playing currently, for 3 ODIs and 4 T20Is from April 2 to April 16.
The matches will be played on two grounds: Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg and SuperSport Park in Centurion.
The Babar Azamled outfit will land in South Africa on 26th March and will enter a biosecure environment, most likely to be the Irene Country Club, where Sri Lanka also stayed.
This white-ball tour originally was scheduled for October 2020 but had to be postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier, the T20I series was planned for 3 matches; however, the host board asked the PCB to add another short format match.
The ODI series will be part of the ICC Super League, which is a pathway for direct qualification for the 2023 World Cup. The second ODI will a Pink Day match at the Wanderers, where funds will be raised for breast cancer treatment.
02 April - 1st ODI at SuperSport Park, Centurion
04 April - 2nd ODI at Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
07 April - 3rd ODI at SuperSport Park, Centurion
10 April - 1st T20I at Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
12 April - 2nd T20I at Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
14 April - 3rd T20I at SuperSport Park, Centurion
16 April - 4th T20I at SuperSport Park, Centurion