Proteas hosts Australia later this year. Image: Cricket SA

Good news for Proteas fans ahead of Aussie tour

The tour will give Proteas fans a good series where some of the best players in the world will be on view before the Cricket World Cup.


Proteas hosts Australia later this year. Image: Cricket SA

Fans will once again get a chance to watch Proteas play at hime before the 2023 World Cup.

The World Cup is scheduled to be hosted by India starting from 5 October to 19 November 2023.

Before the tournament though, the Proteas host Australia in five One Day International games and three T20 games.

Tickets for Australia’s blockbuster season-opening tour to South Africa in August have gone on sale. Cricket South Africa (CSA) last month announced ticket pricing for the visit by one of the Proteas’ fiercest rivals.

Proteas playing Australia this summer

The contest between two of the world’s best teams will come with loads of excitement and anticipation together with stadium entertainment, competitions, food, music and full fun family days of activities as the Aussies return to South Africa for the first time since 2020.

It will also mark the start of the 2023-24 international home season for CSA, who together with key partners KFC, Betway and SuperSport will be aiming to enhance the fan experience at the various stadia.

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Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Stadium in Durban will stage the three T20Is from 30 August to 03 September, before the first two ODIs will be staged at the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein on 07 and 09 September.

The third ODI is scheduled to be contested at JB Marks Oval in Potchefstroom on 12 September, with the world-famous Highveld venues of SuperSport Park in Centurion (15 September) and DP World Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg (17 September) staging the final two games.

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Ticket prices will start from R100 for adults, with children under the age of seven allowed free entry. Students and scholars together with pensioners can qualify for various discounts, subject to the various qualification criteria.

Tickets will be available from TicketPro outlets or via their website at

CSA Chief Executive Officer, Pholetsi Moseki, commented: “We are pleased to release tickets and their pricing well ahead of the tour. It will give Proteas fans plenty of time to plan for what we expect to be a high-quality series where some of the best players in the world will be on view. This, together with the well-thought-out pricing mean that the whole experience represents excellent value for money.

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“The tour rekindles a spicy rivalry as we know between two sides that love to get one over the other, and the fact that the ODI series comes so close to the ICC Men’s 2023 World Cup, it will give both teams added incentive to try and set the tone for what is to come when the tournament is played in India.”