South African squad arrives in Karachi to play Test, T20 series against Pakistan

GNN  |  Jan 17, 2021

Karachi: The South African cricket squad has landed in Karachi to play two Tests and three T20Is against Pakistan. According to details, it is the first tour by the South African side to Pakistan after a 14-year break.

The team, led by Quinton de Kock, will undergo coronavirus testing upon arrival.

All players had cleared the Covid-19 tests which took place on Tuesday and Thursday before they boarded a flight to Karachi.

The players will remain in isolation until the results of first round of testing, after which they will be allowed to resume training.

The South African players, along with Pakistani cricketers, will undergo another round of coronavirus testing before the first Test, which will be played in Karachi from January 26th.

South Africa’s 21-men Test squad:

Quinton de Kock (c), Temba Bavuma, Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis, Dean Elgar, Kagiso Rabada, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Rassie van der Dussen, Anrich Nortje, Wiaan Mulder, Lutho Sipamla, Beuran Hendricks, Kyle Verreynne, Sarel Erwee, Keegan Petersen, Tabraiz Shamsi, George Linde, Daryn Dupavillon and Marco Jansen. 

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