CSA AND ECB ANNOUNCE 2015/16 ENGLAND TOUR ITINERARY

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CRICKET SOUTH AFRICA (CSA) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today announced the itinerary for England’s tour of South Africa during the summer of 2015/16.

The two sides will go head to head in four Sunfoil Test matches, five Momentum ODI’s and two KFC T20 International matches.

“England have always been one of the most popular visitors to our shores,” commented CSA Chief Executive, Haroon Lorgat. “The battles in recent Test series for the Basil d’Oliveira Shield has always been hard fought and we will surely fight to keep the trophy in our possession.

“England are the best supported team away from home and once more we look forward to welcoming their legion of fans together with their players and team management. The well-known ‘Barmy Army’ always adds charm to the on-field competition.

“The tour has already drawn huge interest and promises to be the highlight of our summer with four Test matches being played.”

TOUR ITINERARY

2015

December 11: England arrive in SA

December 15-17: SA Invitation XI v England, Senwes Park, Potchefstroom

December 20-22: SA Invitation XI v England, Pietermaritzburg Oval

December 26-30: 1st Sunfoil Test match, Sahara Stadium Kingsmead, Durban

2016

January 2-6: 2nd Sunfoil Test match, Newlands, Cape Town

January 14-18: 3rd Sunfoil Test match, Bidvest Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

January 22-26: 4th Sunfoil Test match, SuperSport Park, Centurion

January 30: 1-day tour match, Diamond Oval, Kimberley

February 3: 1st Momentum ODI, Chevrolet Park, Bloemfontein

February 6: 2nd Momentum ODI, St. George’s Park, Port Elizabeth

February 9: 3rd Momentum ODI, SuperSport Park, Centurion

February 12: 4th Momentum ODI, Bidvest Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

February 14: 5th Momentum ODI, Newlands, Cape Town

February 17: T20 tour match, SA Invitation XI v England, Boland Park, Paarl

February 19: 1st KFC T20 International, Newlands, Cape Town

February 21: 2nd KFC T20 International, Bidvest Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

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