Karachi: Pakistan has confirmed South African cricket Board offer and planned a short tour to South Africa this month to play three one day international and two twenty 20 match against South Africa.
“The series was arranged following the shortened tour by India to South Africa,” the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said in a statement.
Pakistan will reach to South Africa on November 18 and will play first twenty20 match against South Africa in November 20 at Johannesburg and the second on November 22 at Cape Town.
The first One day match will be played on November 24 at Cape Town and second and third ODI at Port Elizabeth (Nov 27) and Centurion (Nov 30).
Both Teams are currently playing a five-match one day series in UAE and third match will be played on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi.
In first Two match both teams are on level scores with 1-1 and preceding two test series was drawn by 1-1 at UAE also.
Cricket South Africa chief executive Haroon Lorgat said the upcoming tour was “fantastic news” for the Proteas and their fans.
Lorgat said the tour would give the South Africans more crickets after India reduced their tour from three Tests and seven one-dayers to two Tests and three one-dayers.
“With the Indian tour having unfortunately been curtailed, we needed to give our fans the opportunity to see the Proteas in action, and I’m delighted that Pakistan accepted our offer to tour here,” the PCB statement quoted him as saying.
Pakistan Cricket board interim chairman Najam Sethi restored on Monday by Pakistani court expressed pleasure and said that “We are very happy to tour South Africa and to play against one of the best teams in the world,”