England Cricket Board announces dates for Eng tour of SA

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After the world cup 2019 campaign, England will fly to South Africa this winter, which will commence with a four-match Test series.

England Cricket Board announces dates for Eng tour of SA
Joe Root plays a shot as Quinton de Kock watches it from behind the stumps.

Joe Root & Co have performed really well in the red-ball format and have also got a good record against South Africa where they won test series 2-1 the last time they toured the country way back in 2015/16.

They will first battle it out each other in the red-ball fixtures with a Boxing Day Test at Centurion.

Joe Root will lead his team in the four Test matches in South Africa while Eoin Morgan will be leading by example in England’s white-ball team in 3 ODIs and 3 T20Is in the venues Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, East London and Centurion respectively.

Eng tour of SA- 2019/20

Tue 17 – Wed 18 Dec: Two-day Tour Match – Willowmoore Park, Benoni

Mon 20 – Wed 22 Dec: v South Africa ‘A’ – Willowmoore Park, Benoni

Thu 26 – Mon 30 Dec: 1st Test v South Africa – SuperSport Park, Centurion

Fri 3 – Tue 7 Jan: 2nd Test v South Africa – PPC Newlands, Cape Town

Thu 16 – Mon 20 Jan: 3rd Test v South Africa – St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth

Fri 24 – Tue 28 Jan: 4th Test v South Africa – Bidvest Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

Fri 31 Jan: One-day warm-up – Eurolux Boland Park, Paarl

Sat 1 Feb: One-day warm-up – Eurolux Boland Park, Paarl

Tue 4 Feb: 1st ODI v South Africa – PPC Newlands, Cape Town

Fri 7 Feb: 2nd ODI v South Africa – Kingsmead Cricket Ground, Durban

Sun 9 Feb: 3rd ODI v South Africa – Bidvest Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

Wed 12 Feb: 1st T20I v South Africa – Buffalo Park, East London

Fri 14 Feb: 2nd T20I v South Africa – Kingsmead Cricket Ground, Durban

Sun 16 Feb: 3rd T20I v South Africa – SuperSport Park, Centurion