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6 Dec 2021
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India cricket tour of SA: Dates, venues and start times announced

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The tour will include three Tests and three ODIs, with the T20s to be played at a later time.

The Wanderers will host the New Year's Test between the Proteas and India. Picture: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Monday confirmed the updated schedule for the India men’s tour to South Africa.

As announced over the weekend, the tour has been reduced from three series to two: the Test and One-Day International series, taking place from 26 December to 23 January 2022 across four venues, following successful engagement with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

The four-match T20 international series will be rescheduled for a more opportune time in the new year.

The Test series will form part of the new cycle of the ICC World Test Championship, while the ODI series will form part of the ICC Men’s World Cup Super League, the qualification tournament for the 2023 ICC Men’s World Cup.

The updated schedule is as follows:

26-30 December 2021: First Test, SuperSport Park, Centurion

3-7 January 2022: Second Test, Wanderers, Johannesburg

11-15 January 2022: Third Test, Newlands, Cape Town

*The first two Test matches will commence at 10am and the third will begin at 10.30pm.

19 January 2022: First ODI, Boland Park, Paarl

21 January 2022: Second ODI, Boland Park, Paarl

23 January 2022: Third ODI, Newlands, Cape Town

*All ODI matches will start at 10.30am.