Temba Bavuma SA20

Proteas captain Temba Bavuma admitted he had feelings of disappointment after he wasn’t snapped up in the SA20 auction. Photo: Backpagepix

Proteas white-ball dates, fixtures for India tour confirmed

CSA and the Board of Control for Cricket in India have confirmed the match schedule and venues for the Proteas’ white-ball tour of India. 

Temba Bavuma SA20

Proteas captain Temba Bavuma admitted he had feelings of disappointment after he wasn’t snapped up in the SA20 auction. Photo: Backpagepix

Cricket South Africa (CSA) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have confirmed the match schedule and venues for South Africa’s white-ball tour of India. 

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South Africa arrive in Trivandrum on 24 September and will play three T20 Internationals (T20Is) and three One-Day Internationals (ODIs) over two weeks from 28 September until 11 October across multiple venues.  

A significant highlight of the T20I series is the second T20I to be played on 02 October in celebration of Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday.

The tour will also serve as the final preparation for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Australia, which will follow directly after the tour. 

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The Proteas’ most recent T20I outing to India saw Temba Bavuma’s side draw 2-2 after a rain-affected final match in June.  

South Africa will make their 50-over return to India for the first time since 2019.

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The ODI series will form part of the ICC Cricket World Cup Super League which will determine the direct entry to the Cricket World Cup 2023. 

Proteas tour to India itinerary 

T20Is

Wednesday, 28 September, 1st T20I India vs South Africa – Trivandrum 

Sunday, 2 October, 2nd T20I India vs South Africa – Guwahati  

Tuesday, 4 October, 3rd T20I India vs South Africa – Indore 

ODIs

Thursday, 6 October, 1st ODI India vs South Africa – Ranchi  

Sunday, 9 October, 2nd ODI India vs South Africa – Lucknow 

Tuesday, 11 October, 3rd ODI India vs South Africa – Delhi  

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