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PCB confirm Pakistan's limited-overs tour of South Africa in April next year

  • Press Trust of India
  • October 27th, 2020
  • 17:44:10 IST

Karachi: Pakistan will tour South Africa in April next year for a limited over series, including three One-Day internationals, which is part of the ICC men's World Cup Super League, the country's cricket board (PCB) said on Tuesday.

Pakistan will also play three T20 internationals during the tour, which was earlier scheduled to be held in September/October this year but had to be deferred due to the rising COVID-19 cases in South Africa.

Babar Azam will try to overcome a quick change in formats in the first of three Twenty20 internationals against England at Old Trafford on Friday. Twitter @TheRealPCB

Pakistan's T20I captain Babar Azam. Twitter @TheRealPCB

"The Pakistan Cricket Board today confirmed the men's national team will tour South Africa in April 2021 for three One-Day Internationals, which will be part of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Super League, and as many T20 Internationals," PCB said in a statement.

"Pakistan has now agreed to fulfil its Future Tour Programme (FTP) commitment prior to visiting Zimbabwe for two Tests and three T20Is. The schedule of both the series will be announced in due course," it added.

Pakistan is set to play three ODIs and as many T20Is against Zimbabwe at home, beginning on October 30.

Updated Date: October 27, 2020 17:44:10 IST

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