South Africa’s Director of Cricket, Graeme Smith expects to see crowds returning to the ground next year when Australia tour the country for a Test series for the first time since the 2018 infamous ball tampering episode.
Smith allayed doubts about Australia’s slated tour next year despite political turmoil that Cricket South Africa is currently going through and the country’s struggles to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, which has claimed nearly 21,000 lives and infected over 765,000 people.
“We’re kind of looking at the Australian series, hopefully if all goes well with COVID, to have some crowds back in the stadiums. There’ll be way more excitement around that than anything else,” the former skipper told Sydney Morning Herald.
Even though CSA is yet to finalise the full schedule of Australia’s…