The Pakistan Women’s team will tour South Africa in January 2021, Cricket South Africa has confirmed.
The tour will feature three one-day internationals and three T20Is, all of which will take place between two grounds in KwaZulu-Natal.
The tour will begin with a warm-up match at Durban’s Chatsworth Oval on 16 January against the South African Emerging squad before the ODI series commences at the nearby Kingsmead.
Three T20 Internationals will then follow in umGungundlovu (29 and 31 January) with the last fixture taking place at Durban’s Kingsmead grounds on 3 February.
CSA director of cricket Graeme Smith is confident the Proteas home series against Pakistan Women will be a successful one for the outh African game.
‘We are thrilled as Cricket South Africa to be making this announcement that our Proteas are heading back to playing competitive cricket again, given the uncertainty and difficulties over the past six months,’ Smith said.
‘Hosting this tour of Pakistan Women is incredibly important to us as this will give our Proteas Women much-needed game time and also bring in revenue that funds the entire game of cricket, especially during these difficult times. We enjoy a very good working relationship with the Pakistan Cricket Board and look forward to hosting their ladies side in what promises to be an exciting tour in the new year,’ he added.
SuperSport will carry all the ODI matches live, while the T20Is will be live-streamed.
2021 Pakistan tour of South Africa
20 Jan: 1st ODI, Kingsmead
23 Jan: 2nd ODI, Kingsmead
26 Jan: 3rd ODI, Pietermaritzburg Oval
29 Jan: 1st T20I, Pietermaritzburg Oval
31 Jan: 2nd T20I, Pietermaritzburg Oval
3 Feb: 3rd T20I, Kingsmead