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Pakistan Tour Of South Africa

The Pakistan Cricket Board confirmed that the men’s national team will tour South Africa in April 2021 for three one-day internationals, which will be part of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League, and as many T20 internationals.

The tour was scheduled to take place in September/October 2020, but was postponed due to the high covid-19 cases in South Africa.

Pakistan has now agreed to fulfill its future tour program commitment prior to visiting Zimbabwe for two tests and three T20is. The schedule of both the series will be announced in due course.

Meanwhile in the latest development, cricket South Africa announced it will send a security assessment delegation to Pakistan this weekend with a view to the playing in the country in early 2021.

If the tour goes ahead it will be South Africa's first visit to Pakistan since 2007/08.

Two subsequent "away" tours were staged in the United Arab Emirates because of security concerns.