CSA open for discussions

2013-07-10 15:30
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Johannesburg - South Africa's cricket body says its Indian counterpart is "welcome to raise any issues" it has over the schedule for their upcoming series.

Cricket South Africa (CSA) says any disagreement over the dates of matches on India's tour starting in November "will be dealt with in the normal amicable manner between the two national bodies."

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) wants changes to fixtures already released by CSA on Monday.

The Press Trust of India quoted BCCI interim head Jagmohan Dalmiya as saying India is unhappy with the uneven gaps between the three tests, with a two-day break between the first and second matches and eight days off between the second and third.

The BCCI also reportedly thinks the seven one-day internationals are too many.

South Africa's International home programme for the 2013/14 season:

India tour:

18 November: T20 Tour match, India v SA Invitation XI, Senwes Park, Potchefstroom (Day/Night)
21 November: 1st T20 International, Wanderers, Johannesburg (Day/Night)
24 November: 2nd T20 International, Newlands, Cape Town (Day)
27 November: 1st ODI, Kingsmead, Durban (Day/Night)
30 November: 2nd ODI, St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth (Day)
3 December: 3rd ODI, Buffalo Park, East London (Day/Night)
6 December: 4th ODI, SuperSport Park, Centurion (Day/Night)
8 December: 5th ODI, Wanderers, Johannesburg (Day)
12 December: 6th ODI, Chevrolet Park, Bloemfontein (Day/Night)
15 December: 7th ODI, Newlands, Cape Town (Day)
18-19 December: India v SA Invitation XI, Boland Park, Paarl
22-23 December: India v SA Invitation XI, The Oval, Pietermaritzburg
26-30 December: 1st Test match, Kingsmead, Durban
2-6 January: 2nd Test match, Newlands, Cape Town
15-19 January: 3rd Test match, Wanderers, Johannesburg

Australia tour:

5-8 February: Australia v SA Invitation XI, Senwes Park, Potchefstroom
12-16 February: 1st Test match, SuperSport Park, Centurion
20-24 February: 2nd Test match, St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth
1-5 March: 3rd Test match, Newlands, Cape Town
9 March: 1st T20 International, St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth (Day)
12 March: 2nd T20 International, Kingsmead, Durban (Day/Night)
14 March: 3rd T20 International, SuperSport Park, Centurion (Day/Night)

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