The matches are scheduled to be performed from July 11-25 and can comprise of three ODIs that can kind a part of the ICC’s Cricket World Cup Tremendous League (CWCSL) programme, and three T20Is, with the video games performed in Malahide and Stormont.
It’s the first time the Proteas will tour Eire for multiple recreation, with their solely different go to being in June 2007 after they performed an ODI in Belfast.
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“We’re extraordinarily happy to have finalised the dates as rapidly as we’ve got and for that we wish to thank Cricket Eire for his or her cooperation and willingness to adapt the tour schedule as we proceed to finalize our winter programme,” commented CSA Director of Cricket, Graeme Smith.
“The tour marks a major new chapter in our historical past as we go to one of many fast-developing cricket nations for a six-match tour. Eire have proven themselves to be extremely aggressive adversaries lately, with a rising profile on the earth recreation. It’s going to additionally provide our gamers additional worldwide motion in unfamiliar situations, so we’re wanting ahead to the competition,” he added.
Warren Deutrom, Chief Govt of Cricket Eire, added: “Given the numerous modifications to the Future Excursions Programme because of the postponement of residence sequence’ from 2020 – and all different nations having to reschedule fixtures over the interval 2020-2023 – it has really been a jigsaw puzzle for world cricket directors to attempt to make the items match.
“We stay up for the season forward and thank our touring opponents for working with us on this restructured season. For our senior males, there are six World Cup Tremendous League matches included within the schedule, wherein we welcome again South Africa who final performed right here 14 years in the past.”
The Proteas have performed and overwhelmed Eire in 5 ODIs over time, together with conferences on the 2007, 2011 and 2015 ICC Cricket World Cups. Their final showdown was throughout a one-match tour to South Africa by the Irish in 2016.