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Cricket South Africa confirm whirlwind tour of Australia

Monday, 23 June 2014 - 3:27pm IST | Place: Cape Town (South Africa) | Agency: Reuters

Cricket South Africa (CSA) have confirmed a tight schedule for the Proteas' limited-overs tour of Australia in November 2014. 

Three Twenty20 matches will be played over five days between November 5 to 9, with five 50-over matches squeezed into a tight 10-day schedule from November 14 to 23rd. 

"We continue to build our ODI squad ahead of the Cricket World Cup and have planned 24 One Day matches before the tournament starts," CSA chief Haroon Lorgat said in a statement released on Monday. "These are good opportunities for our players, particularly the newcomers, to experience playing in New Zealand and Australia", he continued.

Tour schedule:

Twenty20

November 5: 1st T20 - Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

November 7: 2nd T20 - MCG, Melbourne

November 9: 3rd T20 - ANZ Stadium, Sydney

One Day International

November 14: 1st ODI - WACA, Perth

November 16: 2nd ODI - WACA, Perth

November 19: 3rd ODI - Manuka Oval, Canberra

November 21: 4th ODI - MCG, Melbourne

November 23: 5th ODI - SCG, Sydney


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