Cricket South Africa eye T20I home series vs India in August

Cricket South Africa eye T20I home series vs India in August

South Africa are optimistic about hosting India for 3 lucrative Twenty20 Internationals in late August, but try to seek out new dates for his or her proposed tour to the West Indies .

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has already had to postpone a limited overs series in Sri Lanka , but has earmarked the visit by India to boost much-needed revenue.

CSA director of cricket Graeme Smith says the body is in constant contact with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

"We are lecture them and therefore the commitment is there to urge the three T20s done," Smith said at a press conference on Thursday.

"There is a component of guesswork, no-one knows what things are going to be like at the top of August.

"But we believe we are a socially-distanced sport which we will play behind closed doors."

The Proteas were thanks to tour the West Indies in late July for 2 test matches and five Twenty20 internationals, and Smith confirmed they're watching all options for those matches, including playing at neutral venues or in South Africa .

"We are exploring all options. Sport has got to think sort of a business now and not just an events company. we'd like to urge together and compute the way to get cricket up and running," he said.

"We try to know things like quarantine regulations. There are numerous things up within the air, but the key's to be ready (for when play returns)."