India agree to tour after South Africa withdraw Haroon Lorgat from BCCI affairs

India will play two Tests and three ODIs in the African nation. Dates, venues will be confirmed later.

updated: October 22, 2013 22:28 IST
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New Delhi: Putting an end to weeks of speculation, the BCCI on Tuesday gave its consent to India's tour of South Africa after Cricket South Africa withdrew its CEO Haroon Lorgat from not just its dealings with the Indian Board but also the ICC Chief Executives Committee pending an inquiry into his actions. (Read: Haroon Lorgat still CSA chief, clarifies board)

"Following meetings in London over the past couple of days, CSA and the BCCI have today announced that the South Africa cricket team will play against India in an upcoming home series comprising of two Test matches and three One Day International matches, the specific dates and details of which will be announced in due course," the BCCI and Cricket South Africa (CSA) said in a joint statement. (Full statement)

"In addition, both parties have also agreed to continue with good faith discussions between their respective presidents about the possibility of agreeing further bilateral arrangements in respect of the scheduled fixtures between the two teams, and taking into account any scheduling imbalances from previous years."

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