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India to play 3 T20s in South Africa in August-end if pandemic subsides

BCCI agreeing to this bilateral series will also mean that they will have CSA's support if they want to organise the cash-rich IPL in October-November window instead of T20 World Cup

Quinton de Kock after scoring half century against India in the 2nd T20
Quinton de Kock after scoring half century against India in the 2nd T20. First, we have to get the players for a conditioning camp in a green zone. Obviously, if things are on track, we would play in South Africa, says a BCCI source

India and South Africa could play three T20 Internationals at the end of August as part of a prior "agreement", provided the situation arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic improves substantially for governments on both sides to give a go-ahead. The fixtures are currently earmarked for late August but Cricket South Africa's acting chief executive Jacques Faul, encouraged by the BCCI's "willingness", said both parties are not averse to having the series at a later date. "India wants to honour its agreement. If it's postponed, maybe a bit ...