Pakistan confirms South Africa tour in April 2021
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The Pakistan Cricket Board Tuesday confirmed the men’s national team will tour South Africa in April 2021.
Pakistan will play three one-day internationals and as many Twenty20s in April, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced.
The tour was scheduled to take place in September/October 2020, but was postponed due to the high Covid-19 cases in South Africa.
The PCB said the tour would form part of the Men's Cricket World Cup Super League. The league -- with all teams playing four home and as many away series -- will determine who qualifies for the Men's World Cup in 2023, to be hosted by India.
The top seven teams will win a spot at the tournament, while hosts India automatically qualify. Pakistan open their campaign in the Super League with a three-match, one-day series, starting Friday against Zimbabwe in Rawalpindi. for three One-Day Internationals
Pakistan has now agreed to fulfil its Future Tour Programme (FTP) commitment prior to visiting Zimbabwe for two Tests and three T20Is. The schedule of both the series will be announced in due course.