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South Africa Skip Pakistan Tour in March Citing Player Workload

South Africa have ruled out participation in a proposed T20 series in Pakistan following their India tour next month, citing players' workload.

PTI |February 14, 2020, 4:59 PM IST
South Africa Skip Pakistan Tour in March Citing Player Workload

South Africa have ruled out participation in a proposed T20 series in Pakistan following their India tour next month, citing players' workload.

South Africa skip Pakistan tour in March citing player workload

The tour will be rescheduled at a later date suitable to both the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Cricket South Africa (CSA), reported ESPNCricinfo.

South Africa play three ODIs in India from 12 to 18 March and the tour of Pakistan for three T20s in Rawalpindi was planned after that.

South Africa are currently playing T20s against England after competing in four Tests and three ODIs.

After the three T20s against England, the Proteas will host Australia for three ODIs and as many T20s with the last match ending on 7 March, leaving less than a week in between for the series-opener in India at Dharamsala.

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1 India 5046 120
2 Australia 4320 108
3 England 5253 105
4 New Zealand 3449 105
5 South Africa 3537 98
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1 England 6967 124
2 India 7939 118
3 New Zealand 5347 116
4 South Africa 5442 111
5 Australia 5854 110
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1 Pakistan 8926 270
2 Australia 6986 269
3 England 6095 265
4 India 12141 264
5 South Africa 5248 262
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