Both the boards came to the consensus that the tour would go ahead but the T20Is would be held at another time. On Monday, Cricket South Africa announced the revised schedule for India’s tour, which will now consist of three Tests and three ODIs.
With India requesting to arriving a week later than originally planned, the Men in Blue will start the three-match Test series later this month on Dec. 26. The series which was set to get underway on Dec. 17 will now begin with a Boxing Day Test in Pretoria, as confirmed by Cricket South Africa.
The second Test of the series will be held from January 3-7 in Johannesburg. The final fixture of the three-Test series will be held on Jan 11-15 in Cape Town.
While the Test series will be a part of the new cycle of the ICC World Test Championship, 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.
UPDATED SCHEDULE 🚨
The dates for the upcoming #SAvIND tour have been revised. The tour has been reduced to 3️⃣ Betway Tests and 3️⃣ Betway ODIs
— Cricket South Africa (@OfficialCSA) December 6, 2021
After the completion of the Test series, the Indian side will take on hosts South Africa in a three match One Day International series. While the ODI opener will take place on January 19, 2022, the second match will be held on Jan 21 at the Eurolux Boland Park in Paarl. The first two ODIs will be held at the same venue.
Meanwhile the series finale will be held on January 23 at the Six Gun Grill Newlands in Cape Town. The T20Is will be held at a later date.
Updated India vs South Africa Schedule:
First Test: Dec 26-30 at SuperSport Park, Centurion
Second Test: Jan 3-7 at the Imperial Wanderers, Johannesburg
Third Test: Jan 11-15 at the Six Gun Grill Newlands, Capetown
1st ODI: Jan 19 at Eurolux Boland Park, Paarl
2nd ODI: Jan 21 at Eurolux Boland Park, Paarl
3rd ODI: Jan 23 at Six Gun Grill Newlands, Cape Town
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