The coronavirus pandemic has already canceled much bilateral cricket series and also some other cricket events like the T20 World Cup and now the Pakistan-South Africa cricket series has also been delayed due to the pandemic.
Originally, three ODIs and many T20Is were scheduled to be played in October but the Cricket South Africa postponed them as the coronavirus threat is still there. PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board) has been informed by the CSA that arranging matches in a bio-secure bubble is not possible. Both the boards PCB and CSA are finding pot possible ways to play the series.
Now, South Africa’s tour to Pakistan has been rescheduled for 2021 and most likely the Proteas are going to host the Men in Green next year in February-March.
The three ODIs are going to be a part of the direct qualification campaign for the World Cup of 2023. On the other hand, a new super league has been announced in order to bring significance to the ODI cricket in the next three years as the qualification for the ICC World Cup 2023 Men’s cricket is at stake.
The top seven teams including India the hosts will straight away qualify for the World Cup 2023.