2015/16 Proteas-England tour itinerary announced

The two sides will go head-to-head in four Test matches, five ODI’s and two T20 matches.

South African bowler Dale Steyn (C) celebrates with teammates after dismissing Australian batsman Adam Finch during the second one day international (ODI) cricket match of the series between Australia and South Africa in Perth on 16 November, 2014. Picture: AFP.

JOHANNESBURG - Cricket South Africa (CSA) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Monday announced the itinerary for England's tour of South Africa during the summer of 2015/16.

The two sides will go head-to-head in four Test matches, five One-Day International's and two T20 matches.

CSA Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat says England have always given them a run for their money.

"England have always been one of the most popular visitors to our shores. The battles in recent Test series for the Basil d'Oliveira Shield has always been hard fought and we will surely fight to keep the trophy in our possession.

"They are the best supported team away from home and once more, we look forward to welcoming their legion of fans together with their players and team management. The well-known 'Barmy Army' always adds charm to the on-field competition.

"The tour has already drawn huge interest and promises to be the highlight of our summer with four Test matches being played."



December 11: England arrive in SA

December 15-17: SA Invitation XI v England, Senwes Park, Potchefstroom

December 20-22: SA Invitation XI v England, Pietermaritzburg Oval

December 26-30: 1st Sunfoil Test match, Sahara Stadium Kingsmead, Durban


January 2-6: 2nd Sunfoil Test match, Newlands, Cape Town

January 14-18: 3rd Sunfoil Test match, Bidvest Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

January 22-26: 4th Sunfoil Test match, SuperSport Park, Centurion

January 30: 1-day tour match, Diamond Oval, Kimberley

February 3: 1st Momentum ODI, Chevrolet Park, Bloemfontein

February 6: 2nd Momentum ODI, St. George's Park, Port Elizabeth

February 9: 3rd Momentum ODI, SuperSport Park, Centurion

February 12: 4th Momentum ODI, Bidvest Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

February 14: 5th Momentum ODI, Newlands, Cape Town

February 17: T20 tour match, SA Invitation XI v England, Boland Park, Paarl

February 19: 1st KFC T20 International, Newlands, Cape Town

February 21: 2nd KFC T20 International, Bidvest Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg