South Africa will tour Pakistan for the first time since 2007 for two Tests and three T20Is in January, 2021. The Pakistan Cricket Board confirmed that the tour will comprise two ICC World Test Championship fixtures.
South Africa will arrive in Karachi on January 16 and will play the first Test at the National Stadium in Karachi from January 26-30. The second Test will be in Rawalpindi from February 4-8. The iconic Gaddafi Stadium will be the venue of the three T20Is, which are scheduled for February 11, 13, 14.
Upon arrival in Karachi and in the lead up to the first Test, South Africa will be under isolation, following which it will hold training sessions and play intra-squad practice matches.
This will be South Africa’s first visit to Pakistan since the 2007 tour when it won the Karachi Test by 160 runs to clinch the series 1-0. The subsequent series in 2010 and 2013 were played in…