JOHANNESBURG: Cricket South Africa (CSK) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) are considering holding a T20 series in August this year amid a halt in cricket activities due to the corona virus. India will tour South Africa in August amid the corona virus
The three-match ODI series between South Africa and India was scheduled in March this year. The first match in Dharamshala had canceled due to rain. The other two matches was scheduled in Lucknow and Kolkata were postponed due to Corona. And the South African team returned home.
South Africa and India, however, have a lock down and a travel ban. In such a situation, clouds of crisis are hovering over the conduct of this series.
This T20 series is not part of the future tour program. It was discussed in February between Cricket South Africa director Graeme Smith and Indian Cricket Board president Soorabh Ganguly. For this series to play both boards will need the permission of the government. And the situation should be normal which does not looking at the moment.
The two boards discussed the series via teleconference on Wednesday. “We spoke in a teleconference with India,” said Jack Fall, CSA’s executive officer. And expressed a desire to play three T20s in August. The conversation was encouraging and we had a good conversation with them. He also said that if the series did not end in August, it could be moved forward.
South Africa and India, however, have a lock down and traveling is banned in both countries. In a such conditions clouds of crises have hovering at it.
India will tour South Africa in August amid the corona virus. There is huge chance to cancel this series.