England tour dates confirmed

2014-11-17 12:29
Haroon Lorgat (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Monday 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 Test matches, five ODIs and two 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:


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 Test match, Kingsmead, Durban


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

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

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

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

February 3: 1st ODI, Chevrolet Park, Bloemfontein

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

February 9: 3rd ODI, SuperSport Park, Centurion

February 12: 4th ODI, Wanderers, Johannesburg

February 14: 5th ODI, Newlands, Cape Town

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

February 19: 1st T20 international, Newlands, Cape Town

February 21: 2nd T20 international, Wanderers, Johannesburg

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