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5 sporting events to get you through the holidays

2017-12-11 00:00
Faf du Plessis (Gallo)

Cape Town - It's the holiday season!

But the sporting world never sleeps, so hang on tight Sport24 has you covered.

In no particular order, be sure to catch these great upcoming sporting events!

CRICKET

Zimbabwe 4-day Boxing Day Test

South Africa will take part in the first-ever shortened Test match when they host Zimbabwe in a Boxing Day Test in Port Elizabeth, which could see the return of Proteas stalwarts AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn.

The first day of the 4-day Day/Night Test at St. George's Park gets under way at 14:00.

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India tour to SA

After the Zimbabwe one-off Test, the Proteas turn their attention to India for three Tests, six ODIs and three T20Is in January and February 2018.

It's the series all cricket fans have been waiting for, as world Nos 1 and 2 battle it out with the first Test starting at Newlands on January 5 (10:00).

Read here for the latest Proteas news

SOCCER

Absa Premiership

The Absa Premiership action continues into the festive season and things on the log look tight!

Will the reigning champions Bidvest Wits get back to winning ways? Or will Mamelodi Sundowns clinch their eighth Absa Premiership title?

All we know is that it's going to be good!

Click for all the latest Absa Premiership news, fixtures, results, logs and much more!

ENGLISH PREMIERSHIP

You do not want to miss the Premier League action!

Will Pep Guardiola's Manchester City be able to maintain their unbeaten streak during the holiday season?

And which sides will secure a Champions League berth next season with several teams fighting for those all-important berths.

Click for all the latest English Premiership news, fixtures, results, logs and much more!

GOLF

It's the 107th South African Open!

The second oldest national Open is co-sanctioned by the Sunshine Tour and the European Tour and will feature one of its strongest local challenges in recent years as South Africa's top professionals seek to return the title to home soil.

The tournament runs from January 11-14 at Glendower Golf Club.

Click for all the latest Sunshine Tour news

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