On Tuesday, the Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association announced that it would host the eight-match limited overs series between the Indian and South African women’s teams in Lucknow from March 7. After almost 12 months, the season, containing five ODIs and three T20Is, will mark the return of the Indian team to competitive cricket.
On February 25, both teams will arrive in Lucknow and will undergo a six-day quarantine. A 22-member Indian team was chosen, but it has not yet been revealed.”We got the go ahead from the BCCI yesterday. It is a big series considering our team last played 12 month ago. We are looking forward to hosting it,” UPCA Secretary Yudhvir Singh told PTI.
The ODIs will be played on March 7, 9, 12, 14 and 17, all of them day games. They will be followed on 20, 21 and 24 March by the T20I matches, with the first two games being played at the Ekana International Stadium under lights.India-South Africa Women’s Series Confirms Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association In Lucknow From March 7 Both teams will arrive in Lucknow on February 25 and undergo a six-day quarantine. Press Trust of India Updated: February 23, 2021 11:01 PM ISTRead Time: 2 minutes.
Since the T20 World Cup final in Melbourne, the only outing for Indian players has been during the Women’s T20 Challenge exhibition in Sharjah last November. The series was previously scheduled to take place at the Thiruvanthapuram Greenfield Sports Hub Stadium, but the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) expressed its inability to stage the matches, as the stadium owners had booked an Army recruitment drive on the same dates.