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Cricket South Africa postpones domestic tournament ahead of Test series against India

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Cricket South Africa postpones domestic tournament ahead of Test series against India

Highlights

  • India’s tour of South Africa is to begin from 26 December.
  • The board has taken this decision in view of the increasing Kovid cases in South Africa.
  • India will play a series of three Tests and three ODIs on this tour.

India’s tour of South Africa is going to start with the first Test match to be played at Centurion on 26 December. Before the start of this tour, Cricket South Africa has taken a big step and decided to postpone its domestic tournament. He has taken this decision in view of the increasing Kovid-19 cases in the country. Let us tell you, due to this epidemic, both the boards together had changed the schedule of this tour earlier.

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South Africa (CSA) on Sunday postponed the final round matches of the four-day franchise series due to rising COVID-19 cases in the country. He also said that South Africa’s major domestic tournament will be played later. According to a report in ESPNcricinfo, CSA’s Acting CEO Foletsi Mosecki said, “In view of the safety measures due to the rising Kovid-19 cases in the country in the past few weeks, the matches of the last round of the four-day franchise series have been postponed. has given.

“Ultimately these matches played outside the ‘bio bubble’ made it difficult for us to continue with them,” Mosecki said.

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However, the first full training session of the Indian cricket team has started. Head coach Rahul Dravid taught the virtues of coaching to the team led by captain Virat Kohli at the SuperSport Park. India will take on hosts South Africa in a three-Test series starting here on December 26, hoping to secure their maiden series win in the longest format here. But with no practice matches, the team’s batsmen and bowlers will have to adjust to the pitches soon.

(With IANS Inputs)

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