India haven’t performed for the reason that T20 World Cup in March final 12 months.© Twitter
The deliberate eight-match collection between India and South Africa ladies is more likely to be held from March 7, which can mark the return of the house group to aggressive cricket after virtually 12 months. The collection, comprising 5 T20Is and three ODIs, is more likely to be held in both Lucknow or Kanpur in a bio-bubble, a BCCI official advised PTI on Monday. A 22-member Indian group has been picked for the competition.
With the fixtures of the collection but to be introduced, a Cricket South Africa (CSA) supply confirmed that their group is about to journey to India this week.
“The COVID tests have been done, the team is ready to leave anytime,” the supply mentioned.
Both groups should bear a six-day quarantine which suggests they’ll get every week of coaching earlier than the collection opener. South Africa performed just lately however India haven’t performed for the reason that T20 World Cup in March final 12 months as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
Indian gamers’ solely outing since that last in Melbourne was throughout the exhibition Women’s T20 Challenge in Sharjah in November final 12 months.
Since the collection should be performed in a bio-bubble, the group must assemble a minimum of two weeks earlier than the primary recreation with six days reserved for quarantine.
“Getting match ready will be a challenge for Indian players but the most important this thing that the series is finally happening. The players needed this badly,” mentioned the BCCI official.
The collection was earlier purported to be held on the Greenfield Sports Hub Stadium in Thiruvanthapuram however Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) expressed its lack of ability to stage the matches as stadium house owners had a booked an Army recruitment drive on the identical dates.
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