Proteas set for whirlwind Aussie tour

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Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA) have confirmed a tight schedule for the Proteas' limited-overs tour of Australia in November.

Three Twenty20 matches will be played over five days between November. 5-9, with five 50-over matches squeezed into a tight 10-day schedule from November. 14-23.

“We continue to build our ODI squad ahead of the Cricket World Cup and have planned 24 ODI matches before the tournament starts,” CSA chief Haroon Lorgat said in a statement released on Monday.

“These are good opportunities for our players, particularly the newcomers, to experience playing in New Zealand and Australia.”

Tour schedule:

November 5: 1st T20 - Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

November 7: 2nd T20 - MCG, Melbourne

November 9: 3rd T20 - ANZ Stadium, Sydney

November 14: 1st ODI - WACA, Perth

November 16: 2nd ODI - WACA, Perth

November 19: 3rd ODI - Manuka Oval, Canberra

November 21: 4th ODI - MCG, Melbourne

November 23: 5th ODI - SCG, Sydney

Reuters


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