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BCCI and CSA might postpone the South Africa Tour

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Team India is set to clash against New Zealand for the second test match in Mumbai.

Men in Blue would not be having much rest after that as they are set to fly for South Africa just after the series.

Team India is set to clash against the Proteas in three test matches, three one-day international and four T20s from 17th December.

With Covid-19 new variant spreading it’s wings things might not go down as expected earlier by BCCI and CSA.

BCCI has currently postponed the squad selection for tour and might sit across the table with CSA to reschedule the series.

The Tour might get postponed

The players will be immediately expected to move into bio-bubble following the Mumbai test for the South Africa tour.

South Africa
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Players have already expressed their views on how much anxiety these bio bubble cause and with the new covid variant spreading across countries like South Africa, players’ concern are only increasing.

BCCI is making an effort to bring down the three Test matches down to two, that will give the players some time off.

The bio-bubble stress and the new covid variant lurking around, players have shown their concern for the tour.

Although CSA has promised a really secured bio-bubble and to keep the travelling via flight within South Africa minimum.

The first two test are scheduled to take place in Johannesburg and Centurion, they are only drive away from each other.

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The third test and the white ball matches are scheduled for Cape Town and Paarl, which again are in a short driving distance.

BCCI still hasn’t made any clear cut statement neither to the public nor to the players.

The tour is extremely important for CSA and their financial situation. The pandemic had a huge toll the economy of the game in their country. If the tour doesn’t go ahead, CSA will take a severe blow.

BCCI is believed to give a statement by Friday hopefully on the tour.

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Multi-media Journalist, Nikhil works as a Sub-Editor at The Vocal News. A sports enthusiast, who loves to follow and write about sports - Cricket, Football, Tennis, WWE, and many others. He is also a Movie cum Sports enthusiast and enjoys music. He has done Graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication from Chaudhary Charan Singh University.

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