South Africa to host Pakistan to fill in for shortened Indian visit

India's curtailed tour of two Tests and three ODIs leaves a gap in South Africa's cricket calender. Pakistan, however, will fill the void left by neighbours and arch-rivals.

updated: November 05, 2013 16:49 IST
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Karachi: Left in the lurch after India shortened its tour, South Africa will now host Pakistan for a three-match ODI and two-match Twenty20 series from November 18, the two countries' boards announced on Tuesday.

Pakistan and South Africa are currently playing an ODI series in the UAE, which will be followed by two T20 encounters till November 15.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has hit a USD 1.5 million bonanza with this short limited-overs series, to be held in South Africa.

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