Cricket South Africa and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Monday announced the itinerary for England’s tour of South Africa during the summer of 2015/16.
The two sides will go head to head in four Test matches, five ODI’s and two T20 International matches.
‘England have always been one of the most popular visitors to our shores,’ said CSA chief executive, Haroon Lorgat. ‘The battles in recent Test series for the Basil d’Oliveira Shield has always been hard fought and we will surely fight to keep the trophy in our possession.
‘England are the best supported team away from home and once more we look forward to welcoming their legion of fans together with their players and team management. The well-known “Barmy Army” always adds charm to the on-field competition.
‘The tour has already drawn huge interest and promises to be the highlight of our summer with four Test matches being played.’
11 December: England arrive in SA
15-17 December: SA Invitation XI v England, Senwes Park, Potchefstroom
20-22 December: SA Invitation XI v England, Pietermaritzburg Oval
26-30 December: 1st Test match, Kingsmead, Durban
2-6 January: 2nd Test match, Newlands, Cape Town
14-18 January: 3rd Test match, Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
22-26 January: 4th Test match, SuperSport Park, Centurion
30 January: 1-day tour match, Diamond Oval, Kimberley
3 February: 1st ODI, Chevrolet Park, Bloemfontein
6 February: 2nd ODI, St. George’s Park, Port Elizabeth
9 February: 3rd ODI, SuperSport Park, Centurion
12 February: 4th ODI, Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
14 February: 5th ODI, Newlands, Cape Town
17 February: T20 tour match, SA Invitation XI v England, Boland Park, Paarl
19 February: 1st T20 International, Newlands, Cape Town
21 February: 2nd T20 International, Bidvest Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg