South Africa, Pakistan cricket tour itinerary confirmed

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July 9, 2013, (ISN) Pakistan Cricket Board: Lahore – South Africa shall be featuring against Pakistan in its return bilateral series 2013, which the Pakistan Cricket Board will host in the UAE – with Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah being the venues.

The tour itinerary has been approved after consultation between the Pakistan Cricket Board and Cricket South Africa.

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The tour commences on October 5, 2013 with the arrival of the South African squad and shall continue through to November 15. The series consists of two Test matches, five one-day internationals and two Twenty20 games, besides a three-day warm match prior to the first Test at Abu Dhabi on October 14.

The second Test shall be played at Dubai from October 23. The first and last of the five ODIs have been scheduled for Sharjah (Oct. 30, and Nov. 11); the second ODI is at Dubai (Nov. 1) while the venue for third and fourth match is Abu Dhabi (Nov. 6 and 8). Both the Twenty20 matches are slated for Dubai (Nov. 13 and 15).

Complete itinerary:


5 Oct (Sat)

Teams Arrive

8 Oct (Tue)

3 Day Warm Up Game

9 Oct (Wed)

3 Day Warm Up Game

10 Oct (Thu)

3 Day Warm Up GAme

14 Oct (Mon)

1st Test Day 1 (Abu Dhabi)

15 Oct (Tue)

1st Test Day 2 (AD)

16 Oct (Wed)

1st Test Day 3 (AD)

17 Oct (Thu)

1st Test Day 4 (AD)

18 Oct (Fri)

1st Test Day 5 (AD)

23 Oct (Wed)

2nd Test Day 1 (Dubai)

24 Oct (Thu)

2nd Test Day 2 (DXB)

25 Oct (Fri)

2nd Test Day 3 (DXB)

26 Oct (Sat)

2nd Test Day 4 (DXB)

27 Oct (Sun)

2nd Test Day 5 (DXB)

30 Oct (Wed)

1st ODI (Sharjah)

1 Nov (Fri)

2nd ODI (Dubai)

6 Nov (Wed)

3rd ODI (Abu Dhabi)

8 Nov (Fri)

4th ODI (Abu Dhabi)

11 Nov (Mon)

5th ODI (Sharjah)

13 Nov (Wed)

1st T20 (Dubai)

15 Nov (Fri)

2nd T20 (Dubai)