In January South Africa can host England in a very three-match series of one-day internationals, even supposing they’re launching a brand new Twenty20 league at identical time.
On Thursday Cricket South Africa publicized the schedule, with the primary 2 games in Bloemfontein on Jan. 27 and Jan. 29 and also the final match at Kimberley on February. 1.
The tour can clash with a brand new 33-match SA20 league, that is because of begin on Jan. 10, however it’s expected that the ODIs are going to be contend between the tip of the cluster part of the T20 league and also the begin of its contest playoff round.
The series was antecedently deferred in late 2020, once England restrain their tour amid a scourge of COVID-19 infections within the South African camp once each squads were presupposed to be staying in isolation.
A return by England has since been doubtful thanks to the potential clash with the T20 league, Nevertheless South Africa’s precarious position within the qualifying race for the 2023 tournament means that the series currently goes ahead because the hosts wants the prospect to earn points to secure automatic qualification.
South Africa have already lost 3 ODIs in Australia in January, that will have conjointly counted towards qualification, to launch their T20 competition.
There will even be 3 ODIs against the Windies, though they’ll not count towards tournament qualification, and 3 T20s.