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Australia to tour South Africa ahead of ODI World Cup

The eight-match white-ball series will begin on August 30.

Australia will tour to South Africa for three-match T20I sequence and a five-match ODI series, beginning August 30 in Durban, beforehand of the ODI World Cup 2023. Notably, Cricket South Africa (CSA) has proven the identical as the dates and the venues of all the fits have been finalised.

Meanwhile, the traveling crew are but to announce their new T20I skipper as Aaron Finch has introduced his retirement from worldwide cricket. When it comes to ODI cricket, the bilateral sequence will have massive importance, as each groups will be searching to finalise their enjoying XI and the complete squad in generic beforehand of the World Cup in India.

Notably, pacers like Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc will play six Test suits in England (World Test Championship finale and the Ashes 2023) for nearly two months and thus, it will be interesting to see if the Kangaroos provide them much-needed relaxation beforehand of coming to the subcontinent.

Cummins beforehand stated that he will at instances delegate the ODI captaincy to anyone else in order to manipulate his workload. Thus, it is anticipated that he alongside with his fellow pacers and some different key gamers may additionally bypass the tour in order to hold themselves in shape for the marquee tournament.

On the different hand, white-ball experts Glenn Maxwell, Tim David and Mitchell Marsh will be coming to South Africa proper after The Hundred in England. Thus, they will be a lot brisker than the gamers who will be section of the Test sequence in England.

When it comes to the Proteas, they these days defeated the Netherlands 2-0 and certified for the World Cup. Meanwhile, no different sequence is lined up for them at the second and thus, all the gamers will be reachable for determination when they take on Australia. This will additionally assist the Temba Bavuma-led aspect put together themselves nicely earlier than the World Cup.

2023 Australia Tour of South Africa
August 30: First T20I, Durban

September 1: Second T20I, Durban

September 3: Third T20I, Durban

September 7: First ODI, Bloemfontein

September 9: Second ODI, Bloemfontein

September 12: Third ODI, Potchefstroom

September 15: Fourth ODI, Centurion

September 17: Fifth ODI, Johannesburg

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